Ascension Health Medical Assistant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Job ID: 246220

Medical Assistant

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Medical Assistant

City, State: Murfreesboro,TN

Location: ST Heart - Murfressboro

Department: STHS Hrt Rutherford

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

8AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday

Job Description

Job Summary:

Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Applies patient care standards and/or nursing practice standards to patient care. Plans and delivers care according to age specific criteria. Revises and demonstrates plan of care to meet changing needs of the patient.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of infection control policies. Practices proper infection control measures. Communicates with interdisciplinary team to coordinate interventions and assure continuity of care.

  • May also direct clinical personnel. All other duties as assigned.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied within the Mission Statement:Service to the Poor - support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life;Reverence - respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life;Integrity - inspiring trust through personal leadership;Wisdom - integrating excellence and stewardship;Creativity - courageous innovation;Dedication - affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified Medical Assistant obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Credentialing body must require: 1) examination to obtain credential and 2) continuing education to maintain certification; approved credentialing bodies include, but may not be limited to: AMT, NHA, NCCT, NAHP and AAMA.

  • Registered Medical Assistant obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Credentialing body must require: 1) examination to obtain credential and 2) continuing education to maintain certification; approved credentialing bodies include, but may not be limited to: AMT, NHA, NCCT, NAHP and AAMA.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • One year of medical assistant work experience within the last three years or completion of a medical assistant training program within the last five years required.

How To Apply

How to Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

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