• Medical Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery

    SSM Health Saint Louis, MO 63117

    Job #2274622088

  • Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a nurse practitioner, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or physician.


    • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

    • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

    • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

    • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

    • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of accredited school of medical assisting (WI only) or combination of equivalent education and experience


    • No experience required


    • Constant standing and walking.

    • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

    • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

    • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

    • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

    • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

    • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

    • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

    • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

    • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

    • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

    • Occasional driving.

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