CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
Education and Licensure:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) with the American Heart Association (AHA).
<0 or greater than 1 year of experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood and administer injections.
Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
Demonstrated knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
Through knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
Good computer skills using a medical management application.
Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
This job description reflects CHI’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are listed above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
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