Ascension Health Medical Assistant in Johnson City, New York

We Are Hiring

Title:Medical Assistant

City, State:Johnson City, NY

Location:240 Riverside Drive

Department:Orthopedic Services at Lourdes

Additional Job Details:FT Days,40 Hours, Weekly

8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. Finish time may vary depending on provider schedule.

Why Join Ascension?

We'd like to invite you on a journey…to a place where healthcare becomes healthier. Here at Lourdes, we're blessed with a rare combination. We offer some of the latest technology medical science offers. And the kind of compassion every patient needs.

Lourdes continues our 90+ year legacy of serving individuals in our community as part of Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S and world’s largest Catholic health system. Ascension Lourdes connects your healthcare through 2,250 doctors, nurses and associates who provide compassionate, personalized care for all from the hospital to the home.

Come join our team.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

Medical assistants are a treasured resource to our healthcare system. As our Medical Assistant (MA), you will be entrusted with being the warm and welcoming connection between the patient and healthcare team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • CertifiedBLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 Month (30 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • CertifiedMedical Assistantcredentialed from theAmerican Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Prefer AAS degree In Medical Assisting, or completed an equivalent training program, with a minimum of two (2) years experience in a medical office setting.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of basic patient care and medical office practice and procedures; good telephone etiquette required.

  • Working experience in a medical office setting preferred.

  • Must be a certified medical assistant with a minimum of one year medical office experience, preferably in orthopedics.

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