CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT: Growing orthopaedeic practice is seeking a full time Certified Medical Assistant. Certified Medical Assistant Job Duties to include: Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment. Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment. Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; helping the physician to administer medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; preparing patients for x-rays; removing sutures; changing dressings. Skills/Qualifications: Applicants should demonstrate strong Clinical Skills, Procedural Skills, Documentation Skills, Scheduling Skills, Communication Skills and Interpersonal Skills, as well as being safety conscious and dependable. All qualified applicants should send correspondence to: Practice Administrator, 902 N. Howe St. Southport, NC 28461.