Kettering Health Network

Credentialed Medical Assistant - Kettering - Infusion Center - PRN/Days

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/25/2022 1:49 PM)
Job ID
2021-30777
Job Category
Medical Assistant
Job Type
Resource (PRN)
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1
Shift Time
days
FTE
00 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 0.0 (Resource)

Overview

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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

 

Our MissionOur VisionOur Values

Campus Overview

Kettering Medical Center Overview

  • Kettering Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health Network and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964.
  • The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care.
  • In 2020, Kettering Medical Center received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.
  • Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association.
  • Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020.
  • Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019).
  • Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department.
  • 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds)

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities:

 

Under the supervision of the physician, APP and registered nurse:

  • Assists in providing care and performing office functions.
  • Give instructions to patients as instructed by doctor/nurse.
  • Takes blood pressure, pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Assists patients any time need is apparent or as directed by the nurse or physician(s).
  • Assists with any procedures that have been taught through formal training or by licensed nurse or physician(s).
  • Assists in lab procedures under the supervision of physician(s) and nurse and for which training has been given.
  • Keeps medical records in accordance to procedures and forms.
  • Follows principles of medical ethics for medical assistant.
  • Keep rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies.
  • May be requested to substitute for other office personnel and conduct responsibilities of receptionist/front desk.
  • Any other assigned duties by physician(s), nurses or manager.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Education Requirements: 

  • Completion of an accredited program that meets nationally accepted standards-certificate or degree in Medical Assisting or Medical Office Management.
  • BLS certification
  • If employee’s practice has issued AED, the employee is required to obtain and maintain current BLS certification.
  • Must either have six months of experience as a Medical Assistant, OR, have graduated from an accredited MA or Medical Office Management program that meets nationally accepted standards.
  • Within one year from date of hire, continued employment will require successful attainment and retention of CCMA, CMA (AAMA) or NCMA certification or RMA plus documented completion of a Medical Assisting program through an accredited institution of higher learning.

 

Skills/Others

  • Previous experience in a medical environment preferred
  • Office practice knowledge required to include examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures, medical equipment and instruments, common safety hazards and precautions, confidentiality/discretion
  • Patient, courteous and tactful
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with office staff, ancillary departments and the public
  • Ability to follow direction, accept orders and perform repetitive tasks
  • Computer literate word processing, email, experience in electronic medical records preferred
  • Perform patient screening using established protocols

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