Medical Assistant 

(Male, Age 26) from Wilsonville, OR

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Current Job

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Job Title Medical Assistant
Salary $15,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 26
Company Size (not answered)
Location Wilsonville, OR
Years Experience 6 months

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for an allergy, asthma and immunology specialist’s office

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I intake patients, take vital signs, process prescription refills, administer injections

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
fully paid medical insurance

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

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A day in the life of…

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5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8am meeting started at 7:45 am. Discussed shortcomings of staff, areas of needed improvement. Meeting ends at 8.
8am to 9am Prepared office for first patients of the day. Calibrated all testing machinery, recorded in log books all activities done, prepared patients’ charts, stocked exam rooms and injection room. First patient arrived at 8:45. Brought him back and checked his vital signs, charted them in his chart. Performed a lung funtion test. Immunotherapy (allergy shots) patient showed up. I looked up their record to see what dose they needed next and administered their shot.
9am to 10am After first patient left, cleaned the exam room. Filed all the charts from previous day back onto shelves. Checked voicemail and returned phone calls from patients. Second and third patients of the day showed up. Took both patients to their rooms, charted their vital signs and cleaned rooms when they left. Over the course of the hour 3 more allergy shot patients showed up and I gave them their shots.
10am to 11am Called various labs to get bloodwork and cat scan results on patients. Made appropriate chart notes. Called a pharmacy to authorize a refill for a medication for a patient. I gave 2 more allergy shot patients their shots.
11am to 12pm Checked in another patient for an exam. Performed skin testing for allergies and a lung function test. Did patient education on inhalers, nasal irriagation and allergy shots. Gave two more patients their allergy shots
12pm to 1pm Cleaned all exam rooms to prepare for afternoon patients. Filed all charts that had been worked on and cleaned up my work station. Clocked out and left at 1pm/
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