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Medical Assistant (CB)
Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height. Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies. Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients. Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing. Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician. Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures. Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses. Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic. Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms. Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician. Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies. Change dressings on wounds. Schedule appointments for patients. Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment. Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. Set up medical laboratory equipment. Keep financial records or perform other bookkeeping duties, such as handling credit or collections or mailing monthly statements to patients.
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
1085CBSanitas Apprenticeship Program, INJ
3700Reina Enriquez 9Dade