Work Schedule: Full Time
Work Location: Hoover Pulmonary Clinic
Under the Nursing Supervisor supervision and according to established policies and procedures, the Medical Assistant is responsible for providing patient care in the clinic. Helps assist physicians with patient care procedures. Works to provide direct and indirect patient care in a clinical area for specific age and patient populations. May do venipuncture. Helps organize, maintain and file patient charts.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performing simple medical and laboratory procedures and EKGs.
Preferred: Three years of clinical experience preferred.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR REGISTRATION:
Required: CCMA Certification from the National Healthcare Association (NHA) or the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). If certified by another accrediting agency, NHA or AAMA certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Current CPR certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment.
TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;(2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of an one’s own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11)maintain a customer focus and strives to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.
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