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School Based Health Medical Assistant I: Float within SBHC School Districts

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Float within SBHC School DistrictsMonday-FridayWhile School is in Session6.5 hrs/Day$2,000 Sign on bonus [taxable] available -Summary:Summary:The Medical Assistant role provides clinical and administrative support for patients under the direction of a Provider and/or licensed Nurse.Responsibilities:1. Actively interfaces with patients and families of Akron Children's Hospitals2. Prepares patients for examination; takes and records vital signs; performs phlebotomy as needed; administers medications as directed by the Providers according to policy and procedure3. 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 Nurse4. Collects, processes, and submits laboratory specimens in accordance with policy and procedure5. Communicates patient findings and pertinent information to the Provider and/or Licensed Nurse utilizing appropriate communication/documentation processes6. Accurate and timely documentation of care within the school medical record7. Performs clinical duties that are department specific such as POCT, hearing and vision screenings, and any other procedures8. Perform routine task and general office duties such as faxing, copying, filing, etc. as needed9. Cleans, stocks, and prepares examination rooms10. Develops and maintains positive relationships with patients/students, families, school personnel and colleagues11. Completes all assignments during scheduled working hours12. Follows safety policies and procedures in the delivery of care to assure a safe environment for patients, families, and other staff members13. Other duties assigned -Other information:Technical Expertise1. Knowledge of and experience in medical terminology is required2. Experience working in healthcare environment is preferred3. Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required4. Experience working in electronic medical record (i.e., EPIC) or similar software is preferredEducation and Experience1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required2. Completion of an approved (valid) Medical Assistant Certificate Program (MA), EMT Program, or Paramedic Program is required. Those hired into School Health prior to March of 2023 without completion of one (1) of these programs but has relevant years of experience will be given credit for their experience in lieu of the program requirement(s).3. Credential/Certification: Medical Assistant certification preferred (CMA or R.M.A.)4. Years of relevant experience: no experience required5. Years of experience supervising: None -Part TimeFTE: 0.550000

Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , School Based Health Medical Assistant I: Float within SBHC School Districts, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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