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Medical Assistant I: Locust Pediatrics - New Rates of Pay and $2,000 Sign on bonus offered

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Full-time, 40 hours/weekVariable day shift with rotating SaturdaysOnsite$2,000 Sign on bonus [taxable] availableSummary:The Medical Assistant role provides clinical and administrative support for patients under the direction of a Provider and/or licensed Nurse. Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for examination; takes and records vital signs; performs phlebotomy as needed; administers medications as directed by the Providers according to policy and procedure
  • Collects data that contributes to the assessment and evaluation of individualized care and needs of assigned patients, including discharge plans, under the direction of the Licensed Nurse
  • Collects, processes, and submits laboratory specimens in accordance with policy and procedure
  • Communicates patient findings and pertinent information to the Provider and/or Licensed Nurse utilizing appropriate communication/documentation processes
  • Accurate and timely documentation of care within EPIC system
  • Performs point-of-service activities such as appointment scheduling, visit preparation, co-payment collection and patient tracking as needed
  • Performs clinical duties that are department specific such as POCT, hearing and vision screenings, and any other procedures
  • Performs routine task and general office duties such as faxing, copying, filing, etc. as needed
  • Cleans, stocks, and prepares examination rooms
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with patients, families, and colleagues
  • Follows safety policies and procedures in the delivery of care to assure a safe environment for patients, families, and other staff members
  • Other duties assigned Other information:Technical Expertise
  • Experience in phlebotomy is preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience in medical terminology is required
  • Experience working in healthcare environment is preferred
  • Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required
  • Experience working in electronic medical record (i.e., EPIC) or similar software is preferredEducation and Experience
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Completion of an approved (valid) Medical Assistant Program, EMT Program, or Paramedic Program is required
  • Certification: Medical Assistant certification preferred
  • Years of relevant experience: no experience required
  • Years of experience supervising: None. Full Time FTE: 1.000000Status: Onsite

Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , Medical Assistant I: Locust Pediatrics - New Rates of Pay and $2,000 Sign on bonus offered, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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