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Medical Assistant - Per Diem

at Steward Health Care System

Posted: 11/17/2020
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 35917
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Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 11/19/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you

Medical Assistant - Per Diem

Job Summary

The medical assistant position serves to assist in the daily health care delivery system in the medical office. The position covers a wide range of responsibilities that entail a combination of providing direct care and technical and administrative assistance to patients, nurses and physicians. On a daily basis, the incumbent will perform a variety of computer, clerical, scheduling and supply functions necessary for the operation of the medical practice with minimal supervision.

Minimum Education Requirements: Training and certification in medical assistant curriculum or equivalent. High School Diploma required.

Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of one year working in hospital / medical practice or equivalent experience preferred; and/or graduate of a certified Medical Assistant training program. Previous medical assistant experience and knowledge of medical practice operations preferred.

Other skills and abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology, interpreting physician orders, and direct medical assisting. Bilingual candidates strongly preferred. Ability to perform clinical competency standards set forth by St. Anne’s Regional Medical Center including adherence to all policies and procedures of the organization.

Equipment/Software/Certification: Previous experience with hospital and medical practice scheduling/information systems preferred. Basic computer literacy required.


Additional Information

Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center and Hudner Oncology Center

Saint Anne’s Hospital’s Regional Cancer Center gives patients access to a high level of clinical expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating all types of cancer. To learn more about the comprehensive cancer care we offer please copy and paste the link below into your browser: https://www.saintanneshospital.org/services-directory/cancer-care

Important COVID message

Please note, Saint Anne’s Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

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