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Medical Assistant West General Surgery Mercy Health

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 15, 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.Medical AssistantMedical Assistants are eligible for $5,000 sign on bonusThe Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled clinical professional that works within the scope of practice and in alignment with the standards of excellence and quality. The Medical Assistant provides indirect and/or direct patient care under the direction of the provider.Under the direction of the provider, contributes to the completion of the patients chief complaint (including but not limited to respirations, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, height, weight and temperature) 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. Troubleshoots 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.Within the Medical Assisting scope and state guidelines, administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, as directed. May performing casting duties according to state regulations and appropriate certification requirements.Documents in EMR accurately and appropriately. Manages My Chart request and incoming patient calls. Manages in basket messages under the Providers verbatim instructions.Other duties include but not limited to ordering supplies appropriately, tracking referrals, labs and diagnostic tests, disposing contaminated supplies, etc.Licensing/CertificationMedical Assisting certification (required within 9 months of placement in MA role): Certified Medical Assistant (American Association of Medical Assisting), Registered Medical Assistant (American Medical Technologists), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (National Healthcareer Association, or National Certified Medical Assistant (National Center for Competency Testing). If incumbent is unable to obtain MA certification, an Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry (ABR-OE) is acceptable within same time period.BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, required prior to independent patient care).Education: High school degree, preferred vocational/technical degree in medical assisting. Enrollment in an approved Medical Assistant program (required within 30 days of employment)Minimum Experience: One year of healthcare experience, or 24 months of clerical physician practice experience preferred.Many 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 recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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