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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - ANDERSON URGENT CARE

Caldwell Memorial

Holding a patient’s hand before a procedure. Listening to their concerns with empathy. Comforting a frightened child. These are the qualities Caldwell seeks in their nurses. As one of our trusted nurses, you’ll help men and women get back on their feet while bringing them peace of mind. Caldwell's nursing department is as much about kindness and caring for the whole person as it is about medical and technical knowledge.

  • Job Type: Day Shifts, Night Shifts, Per Diem
  • Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
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Success Profile

What do we look for in a Nurse at Caldwell? Below are candidate traits that encompass the Empathy and Expertise needed to provide the exceptional care our patients deserve.

  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Patient
  • Quick-thinking
  • Relationship expertise
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  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic
  • Helpful
  • Positive
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Understanding

Being able to comfort a patient or family member during what may be their darkest hour is enough for me to feel like I am making a positive impact in someone’s life.

Whitney Hatfield, RN, Medical ICU

Rewards

  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)

    Vision and Dental insurance is available for employees through the North Carolina Flexible Benefits Program (NC Flex). Different families and individuals have different needs when it comes to health insurance. We offer three different levels of coverage to meet employees' personal needs.

  • Retirement Planning

    Employees can feel secure in their future with a 403b account option. A 403b account functions like a 401k, but is offered by non-profit, religious, and government organizations.

  • PTO

    We're aware of employees’ needs for time off from work, whether for planned rest and recreation, personal illness, or emergencies, and the importance of income continuation during those times.

  • Life & Disability Insurance

    Employees have a variety of options for life insurance and accidental death and disability insurance.

Responsibilities

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - ANDERSON URGENT CARE(

Job Number:

MED002H5)

Description

Job Summary:
Serves as the first contact with patients entering the clinical area. Prepares charts and physical facilities for patient encounters. Prepares patients for examination. Works with the medical and clerical staff of the physician office practices.
Essential Job Functions:
The following is a summary of the essential functions of this job. The incumbent may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below; and specific functions may change from time to time. Assesses the patient and family needs, collecting health status data and identifying patient problems. Assists with the collection and/or processing of laboratory specimens as ordered by the provider. Prepares the patient for examination.
Triages medical phone questions. Arranges patient referrals. Schedules surgeries and other procedures. Monitors clinical area. Maintains inventory of medical supplies. Follows up on missed appointments, arranges treatments and periodic visits. Demonstrates the ability to identify and address the needs of different patient age groups and the ability to effectively communicate with these patients. Performs other duties as requested. Functions as a team player.

Qualifications

Education and formal training:
Credentialed Medical Assistant: Medical Assistant Certification or registration by either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Current CPR certification
Medical Assistant: High school diploma or equivalency and Medical Assistant Training, or training as CNA and/or Phlebotomist. Current CPR certification.
Work Experience:
One-year medical office and phlebotomy experience highly preferred.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
Demonstrates the ability to interact effectively with patients, families and others in different practices. Demonstrates an attitude of cooperativeness and team spirit. Provides evidence of professional values and ethics.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift at least 75 pounds. Visual acuity sufficient to read small typing and computer screen must be able to hear conversation level, must be able to bend, stoop and sit or stand for extended periods of time. Must be physically able to perform CPR. Must be able to handle stress well.
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