Office Medical Assistant ACHP - Canton - job 745897

Akron Children's Hospital

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Canton, Ohio

Employment type: Full-time

About Us



Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.



We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.



OUR PROMISES




  • To treat every child as we would our own


  • To treat others as they would like to be treated


  • To turn no child away for any reason



We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.




Monday-Friday, rotating Saturdays


Days


Full Time





Summary:


The Office Medical Assistant at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) provides specific clinical care to designated patients.




Responsibilities:


1. Reports to the Practice Manager and under the clinical supervision and direction of a Physician provides specific clinical care to designated patients.



2. Collects data that contributes to the assessment and evaluation of individualized care and needs of assigned patients, including discharge plans, under the direction of the licensed nurse.


3. Performs hearing and vision screening evaluations.



4. Obtains nasopharyngeal and other specimens for testing and may perform phlebotomy.



5. Administers vaccines and medications, including antibiotics, as directed by the physician according to policy and procedure.



6. Maintains the clinical and exam areas.



7. Documents test results in the electronic medical record system.



8. Answers basic health care questions via phone for parents using pre-approved guidelines.



9. Performs other assigned tasks to promote efficient operation and contribute to the provision of quality patient care.



10. Assists with filing and appointment scheduling as needed



11. Other duties as required.




Other information:
Technical Expertise

1. Experience in phlebotomy is preferred.



2. Knowledge of and experience in medical terminology is required.


3. Experience working in a healthcare environment is preferred.


4. Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.



5. Experience working in electronic medical record (i.e. EPIC) or similar software is preferred.

Education and Experience

1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required;



2. Completion of state approved Medical Assistant Program, EMT, or Paramedic Program is required.


3. Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) training from the American Heart Association is required;



4. Phlebotomy certification is -preferred.


5. Years of relevant experience: New grad from accredited school.



6. Years of experience supervising: None.




Full Time




FTE: 1.000000




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