The Medical Assistant is accountable for supporting nursing and medical staff in patient care; and performs routine administrative and clinical duties. The Medical Assistant coordinates activities in the outpatient and procedural areas to facilitate smooth patient flow.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent and completion of a Medical Assistant program
Licensure/Certification: Medical Assistant certification from one of the following is required:
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP)
Vision and Hearing certifications as appropriate to specialty area within six (6) months of hire
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Work Experience: One (1) year of recent relevant experience in a healthcare facility preferred.
Equipment Operated:Medical equipment (e.g., EKG, sterilization, phlebotomy, etc.), computer, fax machine
Skills/Knowledge: Specialty-specific competency validation may be required in a specialty area.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact),
Writing /Composing: Reports.
Language(s): Bilingual skills preferred
Other Skills: PC , Medical Terms .
Work Schedule:Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime.
Other Requirements: Computer and/or Key Entry Experience.