Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
* Attention to Detail
* Self Control
* Stress Tolerance
* Concern for Others
* Analytical Thinking
* Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
* Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
* Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
Health Care and Social Assistance
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