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Medical Assistant -Women's Health

Company: Mercy
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Full Time, Day Shift

Women's Health

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview:

Assists the physician and office staff with selected duties to include clerical processing, patient preparation, scheduling, lab, x-ray and medical records. As directed, performs patient care activities consistent with the established standards of clinical practice. The incumbent in this position shall carry out his or her responsibilities and integrate into his or her work ethic the Mercy Philosophy of caring for the sick and suffering, respect for human life and the dignity of each person, applying Christian values to all crucial human issues in the area over which he or she has responsibility. In communicating with patients, families, visitors and employees, a caring, friendly, personal and professional approach is expected. Performs related duties as assigned. All the duties, responsibilities and qualifications documented in this job description are subject to reasonable accommodation. This job description is not to be construed as a detailed statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees of Mercys Health System are expected to comply with all federal, state and local regulations in addition to organization policy and procedures. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Required Qualifications
    • Education:High School diploma or GED.
    • Experience Preferred: 3 years work experience as a Medical Assistant. Experience credit may be given for relevant healthcare experience with approved exception.
    • Certification/Registration:Medical Assistant certification from one of the Mercy approved certifying bodies preferred. Obtain CPR certification within 90 days of employment.
    • Other Skills and Knowledge:
      • Successful completion of Clinic Academy or completed within 30 days if they are new to the Medical Assistant role.
      • Successful completion of the Clinic Competency Checklist annually.
      • Exhibit critical thinking skills, initiative and have knowledge of chronic diseases. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
      • Must be able to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and policies.
      • Must be able to communicate clearly and establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff and the public.
      • Must be able to operate multi-line phone, fax and computer.

        We Offer Great Benefits:

        Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

        We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

        At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

        What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

        Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

        EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Keywords: Mercy, St. Louis , Medical Assistant -Women's Health, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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