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Medical Assistant- Urgent Care

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work." Overview: The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards. Qualifications: Education: High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. Experience : Minimum of one year work experience in a public contact job, preferably service related and in a health care environment. Certifications: Must have completed a Medical Assistant training program and maintain certification as a Medical Assistant, RMA, CMA or CCMA. Must maintain CPR certification. Knowledge: Knowledge of health care field and medical specialties. Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families. Special Skills: CPR, EKG and Blood Pressure skills; basic computer knowledge; communication skills. Skill in performing assistance tasks appropriately. Skill in tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions. Skill in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families. Abilities: Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures. Ability to project a pleasant and professional image. Ability to plan, prioritize and complete delegated tasks. Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others. We Offer Great Benefits: Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care. At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all. Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Keywords: Mercy Health, Fort Smith , Medical Assistant- Urgent Care, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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