at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
$1000 Sign-On Bonus Available!
M-F, 40 hours a week
Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 for continuing education
Health/Dental/Vision available after day one
Annual contribution of $100 per month to eligible co-workers enrolled in the Dependent Care FSA
Paid parental leave for new parents
401k with employer match
Paid PTO for volunteering
Future career growth!
The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting providers with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.
Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; warmly greeting and accompanying patients to exam / procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians / nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patient/families.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: Minimum of one year work experience in a public contact job.
Certifications: Must maintain CPR certification
Knowledge: Knowledge of health care field and medical specialties. Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.
Special Skills: CPR, EKG and Blood Pressure skills; basic computer knowledge; communication skills. Skill in performing assistance tasks appropriately. Skill in tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions. Skill in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.
Abilities: Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures. Ability to project a pleasant and professional image. Ability to plan, prioritize and complete delegated tasks. Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
Preferred Education: Completion of MA or CNA training program consisting of classroom and clinical training.
Preferred Experience: Prior direct patient care experience.
Preferred Certifications: Credentialed as a CMA, RMA or CCMA or other approved MA credential.
Preferred Other: Experience with EPIC
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
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Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.