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Medical Assistant - Harris Medical Associates

Sylva, North Carolina

Req ID 7463-11343 Post Date Feb. 15, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilityHarris Regional Hospital
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We offer an optional $1,500 Sign-on Bonus for Medical Assistants.  A 2-year commitment period is required.  The Bonus payout occurs over the 2-year period.

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women’s care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. 

Where We Are:
Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.

Why Choose Us:
·    Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
·    Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
·    Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
·    Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
·    Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
·    And much more…

POSITION SUMMARY:

Medical Assistants are integral members of our healthcare team. We offer on-the-job training and a career assistance program to help you become a Certified Medical Assistant. 

Duties include assisting with the direct care of patients as well as other clinic activities such as preparation and information documentation for the patient’s visit including obtaining vitals, medical history and other pertinent information from the patient.  Prepares exam rooms for patients.  May assist with procedures as directed by the Provider.  Assists with collection of lab samples.  

Being able to speak Spanish is desired.


QUALIFICATIONS:
The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.

A.    Education:  High school diploma or GED.  
B.    License/certification is not required for this position.
C.    Work experience:  Past experience in the medical field is preferred, but working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office is not required.
D.    Knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent customer service skills are required. Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate.  
E.    Life Safety: American Heart Association BLS certification (CPR) classes are offered on site. Certification must be completed within 30 days of hire and maintained.

** Spanish Speaking preferred.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Extended periods of walking, standing, bending and stooping may be required.  Ability to hear clearly and have visual acuity necessary for computer use.  Ability to do repetitive work, keyboarding and writing.  Ability to lift 25 pounds.  

EEOC Statement:
Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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