Cert Med Assist-60121-OBA

LifePoint Hospitals Columbus, GA
Assist with moderately complex patient care throughout one or more physician practices; responsible for the safe transport of patients, dispatch services, and appropriate documentation of services. Collect data and transpose information into patient chart. Render limited direct patient care; instruct patients and family members on the care requirements as directed by the attending physician or advanced practice clinician.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of a medical assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Certified/Registered Medical Assistant by American Medical Technologist Board or the American Association of Medical Assistants

Minimum Work Experience:

Six (6) months of Medical Assistant or similar experience in a physician office setting.

Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of basic medical terminology.

Working knowledge of general office equipment (i.e., copy machine, fax, 10-key calculator, etc.).

General knowledge of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Strong customer service skills and the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude with patients and guest.

Basic computer skills and the ability to operate simple to moderately complex software platforms.

Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with persons of varying personality types.

Organizational skills and the ability to multitask.

Problem solving skills and the ability plan and prioritize work.

Ability to be detail oriented and accurately document details and actions.

Ability to maneuver, lift, push, and/or carry patients and/or equipment with limited aide.

Ability to work effectively in a clinical setting with medical staff.

Ability to manage change effectively.

Ability to demonstrate and maintain a compassionate attitude with others.