Medical Assistant Job Description in Lagos, Nigeria

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Industry
Healthcare / Medical
Specialization
Hospital & Health Care
Minimum Qualification
OND
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.

Administrative duties include: answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients' medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and bookkeeping.

Clinical duties: taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the physician during the examination.

Responsibilities

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Medical assistants collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. They also arrange examining-room instruments and equipment, purchase and maintain supplies and equipment, and keep waiting and examining rooms neat and clean. Medical assistants should not be confused with physician assistants, who examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the direct supervision of a physician.

Requirements

 

 

QUALIFICATION

At least a high school diploma or the equivalent. OND in any related course or any other qualification. Work experience  is an added advantage.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

All interested Applicant should forward their CV to the HR via email iconconcept(at)gmail(dot)com or forward your detail to number below

NOTE:

This advert is for Lagos residency only.

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