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Medical Assistant

Published
Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
O*Net Code
31-9092.00
Rapids Code
1085CB
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

6 skill sets | 9 total skills
eDH
Evaluate daily patient list for necessary health maintenance updates, pend immunizations/labs/drug refills; enter reason for visit, review/update allergies, medication list; enter vital signs, access/complete appropriate questionnaires, prep notes (scribe) for provider
Clinical
Perform room disinfection, set-up PAP/wet prep/sterile field, draw up lidocaine, stock
Perform/document orthostatic BPs, immunization administration (IM/SQ)/documentation, PPD plant, suture removal, irrigation - ear, phlebotomy, capillary puncture, visual acuity
Performs appropriate POCT including urinalysis, C/S, urine pregnancy, rapid strep, rapid flu, glucometer, HgbA1C, PT/INR, FIT
Specimen collection - wound, throat, nasopharyngeal, clean catch
Equipment
Efficiently operate medical equipment including scales, nebulizer, spirometer, peak flow meter, hearing test, EKG, bladder scanner
Admin
Prior authorizations, medication refills, referrals from in baskets; IDX-scheduling
Professional development
Participate in internal and external education opportunities
Certification
Maintains NHA certification through successful completion of all continuing education requirements.

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