Medical Assistant - Stow Urgent & Primary Care-PD
Stow, OH 44224
Western Reserve Hospital
According to established procedures, collects and performs limited tests of specimens per physician order. Assists physician and nurse with designated procedures. Performs related secretarial/clerical duties.
1.Education and Training
*Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program.
*MA certification within 6 months of hire.
One (1) year related medical office experience; or 160-hour externship completed within the last five years in a medical/office setting.
3.Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
*Ability to collect samples (eg, blood, throat cultures, etc.) and to perform limited tests of such.
*Ability to operate microscope, cameras, videotape, etc.
-Requires full range of body motion which may include handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
-Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
-Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
-May require exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls, strains, etc.
5.Population Specific Competency
The incumbent will have the ability to effectively interact with populations of the patient (and his or her representative) with a sensitivity to the communication needs (other language, deaf or blind) and with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
6.Commitment to Service Excellence, Coworkers and our Non-negotiable Standards
Committed to providing exceptional customer service to our patient and visitors. Committed to treating coworkers with respect and dignity and will follow our Non-negotiable Standards to ensure a consistent positive experience for all patients, employees and visitors.
7.Attendance and Punctuality
Adheres to the hospital attendance policy and will make every effort to consistently be punctual when reporting to work and during daily activities.