Medical Assistant Information
• Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance. • Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating. • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, and confirming purpose of visit. • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; and reporting patient history summary. • coding; and keeping patient information confidential. • Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; and preparing charts and pre-admission and consent forms. • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.