Kettering Health Network

Medical Assistant - Advanced OB/GYN of Southwest Ohio

7 months ago
Job ID
2017-4653
Job Category
Medical Assistant
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1

Overview

Do you want to work with a team of highly engaged healthcare providers where you can make a direct impact on patient care for our community? If so, this Medical Assistant position is for you!

 

Kettering Physician Network employs more than 400 providers, including physicians and advanced practice providers, throughout the Greater-Dayton and Cincinnati areas. Offering an extensive range of specialties and expertise, our physicians provide comprehensive care at more than 120 locations.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Under the supervision of the physician and/or practice manager, assists and delivers patient care duties, and provides administrative support throughout the practice.

 

The Medical Assistant is responsible for:

  • Assists physician in examinations.
  • Give instructions to patients as instructed by physician.
  • Takes blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration.
  • Stock rooms with adequate medical supplies, wash and dry instruments, and prepare sterilization as required.
  • Assist with any procedures that have been taught through formal training or by licensed nurse or physician(s).
  • Keeps medical records in accordance to procedures and forms.
  • Follows principles of medical ethics.
  • Any other duties relating to the business operation of the medical practice that may be assigned by the physician(s) or practice office manager.

Job requirements: 

  • Must either have six months 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 of MA, RMA, CCMA, CMA (AAMA), or NCMA certification.
  • Must also be willing to accept orders and perform repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with office staff, ancillary departments and public, follow direction, accept orders, and perform repetitive tasks, be patient, courteous, and tactful. 
  • Computer literate in use of word processing and email.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a medical environment to gain practical knowledge in the following areas is preferred:examination process, diagnostic and treatment room procedures, medical equipment and instruments, safety hazards and precautions, confidentiality/discretion.
  • Experience in electronic medical records.

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