Certified Medical Assistant - Full Time, Day shift
At Trumbull Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
Responsible to Family Practice for medical assistant duties. Responsible to the customer for courteous, accurate, timely service.
Certification in medical assisting by American Association of Medical Assistants required.
Associate degree in Medical Assisting from a college or technical school preferred.
Certification in basic CPR by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross preferred.
Previous experience as a medical assistant preferred.
Previous experience with office equipment and secretarial duties preferred.
One year’s experience on this or related jobs in a hospital or healthcare facility preferred.
After orientation up to one month’s experience on this job is required to perform essential functions.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAJOR DUTIES
- Assists physicians with clinical/surgical procedures in the Family Practice Center.
- Manages patient flow in a timely manner.
- Documents all orders in a timely manner.
- Performs non-invasive tests prescribed by physicians, i.e. rapid strep, hearing and vision tests, etc.
- Responsible for laboratory updates and maintenance. Organizes and checks expiration dates on sample medications and supplies.
- Assures necessary supplies are available in patient rooms and nursing areas. Keeps supplies at a minimum to help decrease costs.
- Answers patients’ phone messages and performs follow through with messages per physician instructions.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments that may be inherent in the job.
Important COVID message
Please note, Trumbull Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.