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Medical Assistant
Job#: MA020
Positions: 1
Posted: 07/31/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Rockville, MD
Department: Medical Assistant
Category: Clinical
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Benefits: Benefits
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Job Description

Shady Grove Fertility, a dynamic, ever changing organization, is top in the field of reproductive medicine, performing more fertility treatments than any other Center in the United States. We believe in fostering a culture of excellence through investment in the latest technology to improve clinical outcomes or pregnancy rates, by offering innovative financial programs to help more people afford treatment, and by making the commitment to hire, train, and retain staff that is not only experienced but also passionate, loyal, and highly committed to patient care. The work we do, changing peoples lives and building families, offers stimulation, challenge, and personal reward.

We have an opening for a Medical Assistant to join the our Rockville, MD office. This is a full- time position working Monday- Friday 6:45 am until shift is complete (usually around 4:00 pm).

This position is responsible for assisting as scrub technician in the OR, knowledgeable of proper sterile and aseptic technique and setup/use of equipment, plan for and prepares rooms for all procedures and ensure necessary instruments, supplies and equipment are available, demonstrate knowledge and technical skill in the care and use of instruments, supplies and equipment used during a surgical procedure, clean and care for all equipment according to OSHA guidelines, use autoclave and clean per protocol, provide ultrasound guidance under physician’s supervision during transfers and comforts patients by anticipating anxieties, answering questions, providing support.

Responsibilities also include heavy phlebotomy, maintain\s supplies for the blood drawing stations, adhere to OSHA guidelines, ensure lab specimens are sent to proper labs, document patient care services utilizing daily logs and patient records, utilize the computer in entering labs and printing labels,  perform semen washes and sets up for IUIs, assist physician or ultrasound technician with various procedure, takes vital signs, provide high level of customer service to each patient  and general clinical assistance.

 

 

 

 



 

Skills/Requirements

Prior experience in an OR / Ambulatory Surgical setting, a background in women's health (e.g., OB/GYN) required; phlebotomy skills a plus. Infertility/IVF experience preferred. The successful candidate will possess a strong patient orientation, excellent customer service skills, and ability to function as part of a team. Computer skills and a graduate of a formal Medical Assistant program a must.

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