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Medical Assistant LIMA
The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled professional who works under the direction of a provider (physician, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Specialist, Physician Assistant). The Medical Assistant is trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the physician practice environment.
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, including performs accurate front desk workflows in the physician practice setting, including but not limited to: patient registration, scheduling, phone triage, cash handling, check-in/check-out and performing scribing duties on an as needed basis. This may include travel to other facilities for Mercy Health providers, or adjusting hours to meet patient care needs as directed by the manager.
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. Current MA credential will be considered in lieu of degree.
Credential as a Medical Assistant or must become obtain Medical Assisting credential within 6 months of hire date.
Computer Skills, Verbal and written communication skills.
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Days/Afternoons (United States of America)
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All 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 Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org