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LPN OR Certified Medical Assistant - Mercy Health Family Medicine Practice - Anderson Hospital

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Job DescriptionJob Summary:The Certified Medical Assistant is a key component of our team that works closely with the primary care physician to deliver excellent patient care to our community, ensuring services are provided within the Medical Assisting scope and state guidelines. The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for reviewing and updating health records, measuring vital signs, and preparing treatment rooms for upcoming examinations.Essential Functions:Provides excellent customer service skills by greeting patients and the community in a respectful mannerPrepares & reviews patient charts for upcoming visits by verifying that all diagnostic test results, hospital reports, and other medical records are correct and up to dateMeasures vital signs such as pulse rate, respiration, blood pressure, weight, and heightPerforms departmental-related clerical duties such as checking inventory, stock supplies, track referrals, and answer phones as neededMust possess the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems promptlyOther duties as assignedEducation:High School Degree or GEDLicensure/Certification:Active Medical Assisting Certification (required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, required within 90 days of hire)Experience:One year of medical assistant healthcare experience (preferred, not required)Two years of clerical experience in a physician's office (preferred, not required)Skills & Abilities:Possesses problem-solving skills, basic computer skills, with excellent communication and interpersonal skillsEngage with staff and patients in a professional mannerORJob Summary:The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Physician. The LPN functions as an integral part of the health care team to provide the highest quality of care to the patient by preparing and assessing patients for provider visits. In this position, the LPN will observe, record, and report patient responses to medical care provided during appointments.Essential Functions:Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members in meeting patient/family needsImplements the plan of care by providing direct basic nursing care in accordance with the LPN scope of practiceAppropriately labels and packages specimens, as trainedAssists in providing indirect care through various clerical or administrative duties as assigned by the registered nurseActs as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination as requestedAssists provider with procedures, treatments, and interventionsOther duties as assignedCertifications:Active state Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure or LPN applicantBasic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart AssociationExperience:One year of clinical patient care experience (preferred, not required)Skills & Abilities:Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of the patientsAbility to learn and use a computer-based patient appointment scheduling and registration systemAbility to work in a fast-paced environment with a teamStrong interpersonal communication and organization skillsMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Mercy Health, Cincinnati , LPN OR Certified Medical Assistant - Mercy Health Family Medicine Practice - Anderson Hospital, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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