Medical Assistant

Kirkwood, Missouri  | Medical Assistant

Description

Position at Mercy | GoHealth Urgent Care

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. GoHealth Urgent Care operates urgent care centers in the New York, Portland, OR, San Francisco, CA, Hartford, CT metropolitan areas with plans for additional expansion in Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and other markets.

Seeking motivated and friendly Medical Assistants like you!

Job Summary

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
  • 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

Enjoy:

Competitive compensation
Generous PTO
Quarterly performance bonuses