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Medical Assistant - Nephrology Clinic - Clinic - Nephrology

Company: Washington Regional
Location: Springdale
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Posting: Medical Assistant - Nephrology Clinic Employment Type: Full Time Location: Nephrology Clinic - Springdale, AR Department: Clinic - Nephrology Shift: Monday - Friday Days FTE: Job Number: JO-2111-44495 Date Posted: 11/10/2021 Categories: General Support Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.Position Summary This position must be able to take vital signs, weigh patients and collect specimens (via blood draws & handling non-blood sample collections), and assist physician as needed. This position is responsible for making referral appointments, preauthorizing procedures and medications, copying medical records as needed for continuity of care, etc. This position may also perform clerical duties (such as, but not limited to: checking patient in & out, collecting necessary patient payments, receptionist duties, scheduling appointments, taking messages & referring calls appropriately and obtaining correct information from patients.) This position works under the direction of the physician, RN and Clinic Manager This position has exposure to communicable disease and body fluids. This position spends the majority of time standing (up to 60% of work time) with frequent walking of short distances (up to 20% of work time.) This position must have effective communication with patients, co-workers, manager and physician. This position must be able to prioritize clinic needs to be flexible to assist in other areas as need.Licenses/Certifications Required Medical Assistant Certification preferred.Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required The ability to provide direct patient care as usually demonstrated by completion of high school studies and after proper training. This position must have effective communication skills with patients, co-workers, supervisor and physicians. This person must be flexible and willing to assist in all areas as requested and be able to prioritize clinic/patient needs. Must have ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to learn computer skills for position is essential. Familiarity with medical terminology is required.

Keywords: Washington Regional, Springdale , Medical Assistant - Nephrology Clinic - Clinic - Nephrology, Healthcare , Springdale, Arkansas

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