Certified Medical Assistant - Mount Pleasant - $1,000 Sign on bonus

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Mount Pleasant, SC
Education: High school diploma/GED preferred with completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program

Certification: Medical Assistant and CPR certification

Experience: Must have a minimum of one year of experience working in a physician office

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

1. Basic understanding of medical terminology.

2. Knowledge of medical office procedures and process.

3. Knowledge of clinical equipment, supplies, and instruments.

4. Understanding of documentation required for physician office visits.

5. Knowledge of the purposes, organization, and policies of the local community's health systems sufficient to interact with other health care providers.

6. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care.

Skills:

1. Skill in problem solving.

2. Skill in computer hardware and software use.

3. Skill in verbal and written communication.

4. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

5. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

6. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the

public.

7. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

8. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Abilities:

1. Ability to obtain vital signs and record them correctly.

2. Ability to use medical equipment, supplies and instruments.

3. Ability to understand and carry out written, oral and/or graphic instructions.

4. Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

5. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.

6. Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.

7. Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

8. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.

Equipment Operated: Must be able to operate medical office devices as well as standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers,

printers, telephones, calculators, etc.

Work Environment: Position is in a well-lit office environment. Occasional evening and weekend work.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Involves standing, bending, crouching or stooping approximately 75 percent of the day, walking or sitting the remainder,

using computers and telephones. Ability to push, pull or lift objects greater than 50 pounds. Must have ability to hear/ascertain heart, breath and

bowel sounds. Must be able to visually discern pumps and monitors. Must be able to write legibly.

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