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Actalent Medical Assistant in Charleston, South Carolina


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; ; 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; performing basic laboratory test on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.

Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.

Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.

Generates revenues by recording billing information of services rendered; completing insurance forms; responding to insurance and other third-party inquiries.

Keeps supplies ready by inventory stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.

Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

Annotate temperatures for refrigerator, freezer, incubator, and room on a daily basis.

Autoclave instruments in accordance with daily and monthly cleanings schedules.

Exam room prepared for receiving patient, including an adequately stocked room.

Anticipation of preliminary tests. If appropriate, have patient in gown for pelvic, physical, etc.

Assisting provider with prescribed medication/samples from clinic medication outlet.

Review and planning of provider scheduling with LPN Care Coordinator.


Patient Care, Venipuncture, Specimen collection, Cpt, Sample storage, medical, epic, medical assisting, Phlebotmist, Laboratory, Customer service, Specimen processing, Drawing blood, Cma, Health care

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent

Current CMA or RMA required

Must be CPR Certified

1-3 years of experience in a medical office or health care setting environment preferred

Must be computer literate and be able to operate Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Must possess good knowledge of office practices.

Customer service oriented, organized, and diligent.

Knowledge of medical terminology.

Must have excellent grammar usage.

Demonstrates problem solving skills.

Ability to work effectively and consistently with limited direct supervision.

Ability to communicate well with staff, physicians and general public.

Exhibits commitment to effective problem solving techniques when issues arise.

Good organizational and strong communication skills with the ability to interact with a variety of persons.

Understanding, courteous, and professional at all times in contacts with patients, visitors, employees, and medical staff.

Dependable/ must have flexible work schedule.

Neat and friendly appearance.

Ability to speak Spanish. (preferred)

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.