JOB SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the medical assistant’s professional expertise. Medical Assistants may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or is does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.
High school graduate or equivalent certificate is required. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Certification from formal training program required. Computer experience required, EMR preferred. CPR certification required.
Certified MA Preferred
Must have good communication skills in dealing with patients, physicians and other personnel. Must have good organizational skills. One to two years physician office experience preferred.
Hammond Clinic - 16 months ago