Ascension Health Receptionist Registrar Medical Assistant in Bridgeport, Connecticut
We Are Hiring
Title:Receptionist Reg Med Asst
City, State: Bridgeport,CT
Location: 2660 Main Street
Department: Primary Care Admin
Additional Job Details:PRN,Day,0 hours,Weekly
Why Join Ascension?
St. Vincent’s Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.
What You Will Do
The Receptionist Registrar Medical Assistant, assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
Obtain medical histories, vital signs and recording into electronic health record.
Preparing patients for examination and assisting the physician during the examination. Prepare exam rooms to include ordering/stocking supplies.
Oversee clinical quality initiatives are current; assist with closing care gaps.
Medical Assistant Certification required.
Other Duties as assigned
CertifiedMedical Assistantobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Will consider graduate of Medical Assistant Program or similar type program such as Multi-Skilled Assistant in lieu of Certified Medical Assistant
One or more of the following:
CertifiedBLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
CertifiedBLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Red Crossobtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
Education and Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent
High School Diploma or GED/Graduated from a Medical Assistant Program and obtained certification
1 year of working in a medical practice preferred. BLS Certified in accordance with American Heart Association.
Equal Employment Opportunity
St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.