MA-Ortho (PT)

May 2, 2024 |

Department: Orthopedics

Status/Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Location: Hartford, KY

For more information contact: Victoria Koon,


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Preferred 2 years in a clincal office setting
  • Additional Requirements:
    • CMA, CCMA, RMA preferred
    • Must obtain BLS within 6 months of hire date.
    • Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.

Job Description:

  • Assists assigned provider in giving patients great care, includes scheduling, organizing patient flow, physical exam preparations, drug administration, prescription verification with physician orders, minor surgery assistance, surgical tray set-up, patient care instruction, performing other duties as assigned by provider.

  • Provides great patient care, including assisting patients to and from exam rooms, collecting patient history, performing screenings, taking vital signs, performing waived testing laboratory procedures, applying dressings, performing therapeutic modalities, performing EKG’s, removing sutures, giving injections, performing capillary punctures and venipunctures, and performing other duties within scope of practice that exceeds patient expectations.

  • Understands and fully utilizes electronic medical records, assist provider in fully utilizing medical records, assures that records properly reflect services provided to patient, accurately and appropriately charting personal patient care encounters, sending/receiving patient medical records, obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, demographics, etc.; maintaining equipment/sterilization, as needed; appropriate handling of laboratory specimen, maintaining required laboratory quality control and sample medicine logs, ordering and maintaining medical and office supplies, and appropriately handling biohazard waste disposal and monitoring.

  • Fulfills organizational requirements including respecting and promoting patient rights, responding to emergencies appropriate, identifying and addressing practice priorities, understands compliance and carries out activities in full compliance with outside mandated and internally imposed requirements; and completes other duties as assigned.

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