MEDICAL ASSISTANT - HMC/WEST WING (REQ #3003)
Work Hours: 8-10
HMC - WEST WING
STARTING SALARY: $22.25 - $23.27/hr and up, depending on experience
EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account, Generous Paid Time Off/Vacation Time and Sick Time, 8 Paid Holidays Per Year, Health & Wellness Reimbursement, Annual Retention Bonus, 403b Retirement Plan, Company Sponsored Life Insurance, Student Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Reimbursement, Bereavement Leave, In-House Workout Facility and much more!
Under general supervision in an outpatient clinical setting, provides initial patient triage, assists with coordination of care, administrative services, assists providers, nurses and other support staff with direct patient care, and performs specialized medical procedures of a routine nature, as dictated by established clinical protocol or as directed by a provider.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Nurse Manager, however all patient care tasks are under the direction of the Provider.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Must be at least 18 years of age and be a high school graduate or have a GED equivalent. This position requires knowledge of clinical practices and procedures and clinical competencies. A prior or current CNA and/or EMT-1, Health Care Specialist, or Medical Assistant certification is required, or one to two years of previous hospital or clinic experience as a Medical Assistant. Possess a working knowledge and use of medical terminology. Have knowledge of medical records/health information management requirements. This position requires receptionist skills, including the ability to deal courteously and tactfully with patients, their families, and facility personnel in person, by phone, and EMR messaging system. Must possess good communication skills; understand chart flow, record keeping, order entry and scheduling. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
And must stay current in BLS training.
South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.
We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!
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