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Medical Assistant - Hospital Based

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Information About this Position
Up to a $2500 Sign-On Bonus

Company and Job Overview
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.
For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet - hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.Role Purpose
This position provides support to the clinical care team under the direction of the nursing staff. Duties include support of the outpatient visit through selected tasks according to practice protocols and procedures.Responsibilities

  • Cleans, prepares and stocks supplies in exam rooms.
  • Performs clinical skills such as point of care testing and EKGs. Maintains accurate and prompt documentation in the medical record.
  • Supports the outpatient encounter with knowledge of patient flow (including scheduling appointments, tests, and lab work), insurance processes, and coordination of resources including durable medical equipment.
  • Assist, as trained, in outpatient procedural visits through duties such as the set-up of instruments, labeling of specimens, and general chaperoning of patient exams.
  • Obtains patient information including vital signs, patient histories and other health information through the medical record and patient screening. Relays important information to the health care team in a timely manner.Minimum Requirements
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Cert/Reg in Area of Expertise

      Preferred Qualifications

      • 2-5 years experienceBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
        • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
        • 401(k) plan
        • Tuition Assistance
        • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
        • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
        • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
        • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Medical Assistant - Hospital Based, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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