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Medical Assistant Physician Practices Ortho Trauma Services Mercy Health St. Elizabeth

Job ID: 4664339
Updated: June 14, 2018
Geographic Location: Youngstown
Department: Orthopedic Trauma Services
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40
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Job Summary

The Medical Assistant (MA) is a multi-skilled professional who works under the direction of a physician/provider; in alignment with standards of excellence and quality, the medical assistant is trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of the provider, contributes to the completion of a comprehensive assessment and documentation of patient/family needs.  Identifies significant changes in patient condition through data collection and reports them to the provider.  Understands and adheres to the legal responsibilities and requirements within the medical assistant role.

 

Under the direction of the provider, participates in planning and implementing care for patients within the scope of Medical Assisting practice.  Understands how to troubleshoot issues and escalate problems to provider, direct supervisor, or appropriate internal resource. Demonstrates standards of excellence in care in all interactions, for both internal and external customers.

 

Maintains necessary certifications as needed including annual required competency skills, utilizing these as resources for patient/family teaching and education under the direction of the provider.

 

Maintains a safe and supportive environment, by keeping the work area, exam rooms, and equipment in clean, orderly, and safe manner, ensuring availability and proper functioning of supplies and equipment.

 

Maintains skills for cross training to meet patient care and day to day operational needs. This may include travel to other facilities for Mercy Health providers, or adjusting hours to meet patient care needs as directed by the manager.

 

Qualifications - Minimum

EDUCATION:

Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED

Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting.

 

Preferred Education: 2 year Associates Degree

Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting.

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

Required: CPR

Preferred: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

 

EXPERIENCE:

Must have graduated from a Medical Assisting program or have at least 3 years of direct medical assisting experience in a physician practice or ambulatory setting within the last 5 years. Will accept current CMA or RMA licensure in lieu of education.

 

Computer skills, Verbal and written communication skills.

 

Hours

Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm

Medical assist for St. Elizabeth Ortho Trauma department.

Casting experience preferred.

 

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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