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Medical Assistant - Chest and Sleep- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Overview

Missouri 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.


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Role Purpose
The 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.

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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.

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Minimum Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED
* Certified or Registered Medical Assistant

Preferred Qualifications

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Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Medical Assistant - Chest and Sleep- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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