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Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Medical Assistant I in Springfield, Missouri

We're a Little Differentless thanbr> Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.less thanbr>At Company , 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."less thanbr>Overview:less thanbr> 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 nursing practice. The incumbent in this position shall carry out his or her responsibilities and integrate into his or her work ethic the Company 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 St. John's Health System are expected to comply with all federal, state and local regulations in addition to organization policy and procedures.less thanbr>Qualifications:less thanbr> * Education: Knowledge of medical practice, care, examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures. Knowledge of medical equipment, instruments and safety procedures. Knowledge of medical office procedures.less thanbr> * Experience: Must have computer experience and good communication skills.less thanbr> * Certifications: Obtain CPR certification within 90 days of employment.less thanbr> * Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments, medications, taking vital signs, maintaining records, recording test results and office procedures. 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. Equipment Used: Must be able to operate multi-line phone, fax and computer.less thanbr> * Preferred Experience: One year medical office experience preferred.less thanbr> * Preferred Certifications: Medical Assistant certification from one of the approved certifying bodies: AMT American Medical Technologist, AAMA American Association of Medical Assistants, or the NCCT competency examination.less thanbr> We Offer Great Benefits:less thanbr>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 48 hours or more per pay period!less thanbr> We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.less thanbr>At Company , 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.less thanbr>What Makes You a Good Match for Company ?less thanbr>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.

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