Medical Assistant

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Covington , LA 70433

Posted 2 months ago

At St. Tammany Parish Hospital, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our hospital system.

We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package.

The hospital is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.

WORK SHIFT
8:30-5pm

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Summary of the Job:

To provide medical assistance to the physicians in a professional manner and to provide for patients in a caring, efficient and compassionate manner. To handle patient phone calls and care of patients in the office. Perform EKG and CLIA waived testing as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma; Accredited medical assistant program or higher.

Accredited Medical Assistant Program Certification or equivalent on the job training. Must have good working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 Coding. BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.

Must be able to maintain composure under difficult and stressful conditions. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and be able to work independently with little supervision.

Displays tact and diplomacy in inter-personal skills. Keeps CPR Certification current at all times.

Preferred Qualifications:
Two to five years of experience in a physician office setting preferred.

Physical Demands:

Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time.

Lifting at least 20 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.

Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing

Frequently (34%-66%) - reaching

Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching

EMPLOYMENT

Each St. Tammany Parish Hospital staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission, vision and values.

Please take time to review those expectations, which can be found by clicking here, before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Parish Hospital is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.



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