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Medical Assistant Job

Date: Apr 02, 2014

Location: Lorain, OH

Hospital: Main Campus Non-Exempt

Facility: Lorain Family Hlth Surgery Ctr

Professional Area: Allied Health

Department: Lorain Internal Medicine

Job Code: C15016

Pay Grade: 8

Schedule: PRN

Shift: Variable

Job Details:

Summary: Utilizes medical and administrative skills to provide support to patients and health care staff. Job Responsibilities: Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing assessments and treatments. Gathers information related to health maintenance and specimen collection and documents patient care given, updates health maintenance at patient visit, accurately identifies medication changes and updates allegries at each visit. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Administers specific medications under direction of physician. Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting. Maintains examination areas. May assist in pre-visit planning, update of health maintenance tab. Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration. Other duties as assigned.

Education: Must be a graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Current demonstrated clinical proficiency with phlebotomy required, proficiency in EKG desired. Completion of a clinical externship. MA Certification preferred.

Experience: Successful completion of CC Externship preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: CPR Certification required. Current AHA BLS Provider Card or must be obtained during New Hire Period.

Physical Requirements: Manual dexterity to operate office equipment. May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting. Good visual acuity through normal or corrected vision. Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

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