Medical Assistant

Ballantyne, North Carolina  | Medical Assistant

Description

Position at Novant Health | GoHealth Urgent Care

Job Summary

 At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first - by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities.  We would love for you to become a member of our team!

The Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of an urgent care provider. Manages the check-in and registration process, interview patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Job Requirements

 Education

  • High School Diploma required
  • Graduate of a Medical Assisting Program preferred

 Work Experience

  • Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • Front Desk experience preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • CPR/BLS within 6 months of hire
  • One of the following certifications is required (or must obtain within 6 month of hire):

    • CCMA- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (verified through NHA, National Healthcareer Association)
    • CMA- Certified Medical Assistant (verified through AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistant)
    • RMA- Registered Medical Assistant (verified through AMT, American Medical Technologists)
    • NCMA- National Certified Medical Assistant (verified through NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing)

 Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Basic Medical Assistant duties
  • Ability to type quickly, basic computer knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented, able to rely on experience and judgment to perform a variety of tasks, participate on a team, and accomplish goals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact and treat all persons with fairness, respect and sensitivity to cultural/social difference