Mercy Hospital - Fort Scott Medical Assistant I (740087) in Fort Scott, Kansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Description: Support the provider in the delivery of health care to patients. Assist the provider in the treatment of patients, administering medical care to patients at the direction of the provider. Perform related tasks to support the provider in fulfilling the medical needs of patients, and in the efficient, effective operation of the clinic. Triage patient telephone calls and communicated with physician and nurses daily in a professional manner.

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, apply Christian values to all crucial human issues int eh area over which he or she has responsibility. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Skills: Knowledge of medical equipment, instruments, safety and medical office procedures. Must have computer experience and good communication skills. Current Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association is required. Co-workers must either submit a copy of a card showing current credentialing to Human Resources upon hire or must complete the training within 90 days.