Medical Assistant (Certified)

Westerly, RI
Jun 23, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse and as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, provides patient centered care based upon respect for patients preferences, values and needs. Responsibilities include but not limited to direct and indirect patient care activities which are essential in providing high quality and safe patient care consistent with an exceptional patient experience.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Core competency
    • 1.1 Escorts patients to and from exam and /or treatment areas, rest rooms ensuring patient safety by using established organizational policies, procedures and guidelines.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Medical Assistant Certification required. Knowledge of general medical terminology required. BLS required.


EXPERIENCE


Preferred 12-18 months experience prior work as a Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, or Patient Care Associate, preferably in an outpatient clinical setting or relevant patient care environment. Should have clinical competency; Phlebotomy skills required; computer experience required.


LICENSURE


Preferred current medical assisting credential (certifications or registration) acceptable to, and recognized by, the Connecticut/RI Department of Public Health.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patient, families, peers, and interdisciplinary team. Demonstrate flexibility in adjusting priorities and adjust work plans based on the needs of the patient, the service/unit, and the patient care team. Demonstrates professional, appropriate, effective and tactful written, verbal and nonverbal communication with patients, families, medical staff, colleagues, and all internal and external employees., medical staff, colleagues, and all internal and external employees.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Ability to perform tasks of physical endurance and dexterity as required by placement. Consistent use of proper body mechanics.


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Job Info

Job: 20794

Department: Cancer Center Medical Onc
Category: NURSING-SUPPORT
Sub Category: CLINICAL TECH
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40

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