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Medical Assistant

Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania

Req ID 7466-1417 Post Date Nov. 03, 2023 CategoryNursing Support FacilityConemaugh Nason Medical Center
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Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is seeking a full-time Certified Medical Assistant for our Claysburg Family Practice. The CMA performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of the operations of the office.

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is a 45-bed hospital that serves rural and suburban populations in Roaring Spring, Altoona, and parts of Blair, Bedford, and Huntingdon counties.  Caring for the community since 1900, Conemaugh Nason Medical Center prides itself on providing safe, high quality, compassionate care.  With a state-of-the art cardiac catheterization lab, Conemaugh Nason offers a range of inpatient and outpatient cardiac services close to home when every minute matters. The hospital provides 24/7 emergency care as an accredited chest pain center, and offers comprehensive outpatient, imaging, diagnostic, and specialty services. As a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader, Conemaugh Nason is leading the way among peers by delivering the highest quality of care for patients. 

Conemaugh Nason is also a member of the Conemaugh Health System, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare system. Conemaugh Health System serves more than a half-million patients each year through the Nason Physician Group, Conemaugh Physician Group and Medical Staff, a network of four hospitals, specialty clinics and patient-focused programs.


Essential Functions:

Performs EKG testing and phlebotomy for patients as directed.

Assists with provision of testing/vaccines (e.g., Mantoux, flu vaccine) to appropriate persons (e.g. Nason staff, contracted providers, other OH clients).

Maintains patient care equipment, reports malfunctions and requisitions service appropriately.

Promptly answers patient/staff requests and fulfills appropriate staff to respond to need as soon as possible.

Provides courier and other supportive services for other departments as applicable.

Regularly reports complaints of patients, visitors, and physicians.

Serves as a receptionist for incoming patients and visitors.

Offers assistance and provides direction to visitors, patients and families in a concise, informative manner and demonstrates a courteous and positive attitude.

Introduces self and greets others in a pleasant manner.

Organizational Expectations:

Demonstrates support of the mission, vision, values, goals, and general policies of Conemaugh Nason Medical Center.

Complies with corporate compliance guidelines and requirements of federal, state, and local regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Adheres to the standards of professional ethics and handles confidential information in strict conformance with departmental and Medical Center policies.

Provides quality care and services consistent with Medical Center standards and participates in the Medical Center’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in response to unexpected changes in the workload, emergencies, staffing and scheduling.

Uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment and a professional attitude when relating with co-workers, patients, families, and visitors.

Performs duties in a self-directed and cooperative manner with minimal need for supervision. Uses time constructively for maximum productivity.

Treats all co-workers, patients, families, and visitors with consideration to their rights, cultural diversity, privacy, comfort, and emotional needs. Serves as a patient advocate and fosters a work culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Attends all mandatory trainings and completes all required Life Talent education assignments within a timely manner. Keeps updated regarding Medical Center changes through meeting attendance and review of posted information; attends briefs, debriefs, and huddles.

Abides by and references the Employee Handbook and other pertinent facility policies, including clinical, non-clinical, safety, and infection control.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Education

Graduate of Medical Assistant course, with clinical curriculum required.

Minimum Work Experience

One year of healthcare experience preferred (e.g., medical office, phlebotomy).

Experience with use of computers, copiers, faxes, and other clerical duties.

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and reflects kindness, understanding, respect, good humor and/or ability to relate positively with patients, families, and co-workers.

Attendance pattern shows evidence of dependability and reliability.

Certifications:

BLS certification completion within 3 months of hire.

Competitive wage, benefits package, 401K, PTO, and onsite occupational health. 


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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