Medical Assistant-Sgmg
Southwest General Health Ctr - Middleburg Heights, OH

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High School/GED

Position Summary:
The incumbent will: Assist the physician during office procedures and physical examinations, maintain patient histories and record pertinent patient information in the medical records. The medical assistant is responsible for a combination of strong organizational and communication skills with patients, family members, physicians, health center personnel and co-workers. The medical assistant will answer and return telephone calls as well as support the front desk as needed. Will provides "excellent" patient care while performing all duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduate from a medical assisting program or comparable education and training (such as phlebotomy course, microbiology course). Five or more years of clinical experience as a medical assistant in a physicians office will be considered in lieu of medical assistant certificate. Necessary clinical skills include: Taking vital signs, giving injections, in-office patient testing, autoclaving and sterile technique .

Required Length and Type of Experience:
One to two years experience working as a medical assistant following graduation of a medical assistant program.
Five or more years of experience working as a medical assistant in lieu of formal training.
A new medical assistant graduate may be considered in some instances.

Required Licensure, Certification or Registry:
Completion of a medical assistant program/or as noted above.