Medical Assistant in Lagos, Nigeria

at Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Hospital & Health Care
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Medical Assistant Job Duties:Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.Saves ophthalmologist's time by helping with office procedures such as laser surgeries, tear duct probes.Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about surgery.Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.Serves and protects the ophthalmogy practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.


Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities:Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance


Skills and Qualifications:Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentiality, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork 
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