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22 days old

Medical Assistant

Oklahoma City , Oklahoma 73104
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Department: Rheumatology Research Clinic

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Performs routine patient care functions such as physician assistance, patient check-in and placement in room, testing, information gathering, answering patient calls/documenting notes, chaperoning, supply maintenance, scheduling, and conflict resolution. Prepares and maintains treatment rooms for patient examinations. Interviews and records patient's/participant's medical history, vital statistics, and other medical information. Cleans and sterilizes instruments and disposes of contaminated supplies. Prepares and administers medications, injections, or treatments, obtains and prepares specimens for lab tests as directed by the physician or other health care provider. May operate and maintain equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. Coordinates with external medical facilities. Assists with prior authorizations and other patient support as needed. Draws blood on patients/participants as needed medical care or for clinical trials. Schedules appointments, maintains medical records, and completes paperwork. Performs accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times. Inputs patient/participant data into disease-specific database. Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:

Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5pm however hours may very with advanced notice depending on work load and need for office coverage.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED and a certified Medical Assistant with 1 year of relevant experience or combination. Documentation of phlebotomy training and skills required.

Must have experience with data entry, managing patient files and records, medical terminology, and equipment sterilization procedures. Must be detail oriented, flexible, adaptive, and have excellent communication skills. Must have the ability to deal professionally with diverse personalities and cultures in stressful and difficult situations. Must maintain confidential information and keep up-to-date technically. Must have ability to multi-task, work independently and as a team player.

Preferred Qualifications:

Very skilled Phlebotomist with previous exposure to research environment and experience with clinical trials a plus.

Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to move about the clinic, talk, listen, use manual dexterity, and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel and lift or move up to 20 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally exposed to viruses and other health related risks from patients/participants. Potential for electrical shock. The noise level is usually moderate.

Interested candidates should apply online at




Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit biomedical research institutes. Located in Oklahoma City, OMRF fosters a worldwide reputation for excellence by following an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research.


OMRF scientists are dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human disease, focusing on such critical research areas as heart disease, cancer, lupus and Alzheimer’s disease. With more than 700 U.S. and international patents, OMRF ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.

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