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Telehealth Medical Assistant

Company: Shriners Children's
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Shriners Children's is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.
Job Overview
Shriners Children's is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We have an opportunity for a Medical Assistant in our Outpatient Department. Here in St. Louis we specialize in orthopaedics.
Responsibilities
The Medical Assistant supports the medical and nursing staff in providing care and comfort to infant, toddler, preschool, school-age, adolescent, and young adult patients during outpatient clinic appointments by performing routine clinical and clerical tasks. In addition, the Medical Assistant is responsible for phlebotomy and assisting with the application and removal of casts. The MA will work collaboratively with Corporate Telehealth and local hospital team members to serve as a point of cotact and be responsible for the local site Telehealth operations. The MA will assist the Corporate Director of Telehealth and Regional Telehealth Coordinator in identifying potential telehealth patients while ensuring policies and procedures are followed at their facility.
Qualifications
Required:
High school diploma or equivalent
Medical Assistant certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (or obtained within 3 months of employment)
Medical terminology
Must be comfortable working within an electronic medical record
At least 1 year of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinic setting
Excellent customer service and communication skills with a strong commitment to teamwork
Preferred:
2 years of recent medical assistant experience in a clinic or physician's office (beyond internship)
Successful completion of certified medical assistant program
Other:
Current full vaccination status required

Keywords: Shriners Children's, St. Louis , Telehealth Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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