Medical Assistant - Mountain Valley Surgery
WestCare Health System - United States

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Summary: The function of this position is to assist physicians at Mountain Valley Surgery in the treatment of patients.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Certified Nursing Assistants or Certified Medical Assistants will be considered for this position. Will consider individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills: Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate.

Experience: Prefer two years experience working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and move at least 40 pounds. Ability to see colors, see at least 1 mm squares. Ability to hear and distinguish heart, lung, and bowel sounds. Ability to reach overhead. Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal media. Ability to move and operate equipment and carry supplies. Ability to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time. Ability to do repetitive work, keyboarding and writing.

Working Environment: Potential exposure to patients who may be physically or verbally abusive. Potential exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials. This position may require the use of personal protective equipment during several patient and equipment related activities. Occasionally exposed to noise and unpleasant odors. May be required to work long hours.