Education, Experience and Other Requirements:
· Minimum High School Diploma, Associate’s Degree in business preferred or training through an accredited Medical Assistant program.
· Check hospital email at least once per work day since primary source of communication
· Prefer experience in a medical office setting.
· Working knowledge of medical terminology, good communication skills both verbal and written.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT:
Ability to handle complex workload that requires meeting daily deadlines, detail oriented and well organized. Must be able to prioritize workload, make sound decisions and handle inherent stress.
Ensures that own daily behavior reflects and meets the intent and expectation of the Mission Statement. Must be able to problem- solve for patients and visitors, have a positive attitude and be able to work together as an effective team. Must strive to greets patients and families by name, introduces self to new patients, and respects privacy and confidentiality at all times.
ACCIDENT OR HEALTH HAZARD:
Requires exposure to communicable disease and/or bodily fluids, toxic substance, and other conditions common to a clinic environment. The tasks performed on the job produce exposure to injuries obtained in use of equipment, hazardous material or health hazards (communicable diseases) that could result in permanent or long –term illness or injury.
PHYSICAL DEMAND/ WORKING CONDITIONS:
Agreeable office environment, duties may include light to moderate exertion of manual effort in transporting materials, equipment, and /or transporting patients; long period of time spent in the sitting positon.