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Medical Assistant (Reg or Non Reg) - Chest and Sleep

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

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

  • - OverviewMissouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer, women and infants, breast health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, stroke, therapy, wound and pain management services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.Missouri Baptist is the first and only hospital in St. Louis County to be named a Magnet - hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. This recognition has been accomplished by less than nine percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.Role PurposeThe Medical Assistant (MA) provides medical assistance under the direction of a physician or other licensed provider. This position performs select duties for the promotion of health in the care of patients and delivers care according to practice protocols and procedures.Responsibilities
    • Cleans and prepares exam room for patients.
    • Obtains vital signs, patient history and maintains accurate and prompt charting in the patient's record.
    • Performs clinical skills, such as phlebotomy, electrocardiography (EKGs), point-of-care testing and injections.
    • Triage calls, provide test and lab results to patients and present relevant information to provider with correct medical terminology.
    • BJC 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.
    • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned.Minimum Requirements
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Certified or Registered Medical Assistant Preferred Qualifications
        • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificationBenefits 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.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Medical Assistant (Reg or Non Reg) - Chest and Sleep, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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