Medical Assistant

Berkeley Springs Internal Med - 809531 Berkeley Springs, West Virginia Full-Time


COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION: To protect our patients, our workforce and our community, Valley Health is requiring that all newly hired employees and internal transfers (current employees requesting internal transfers) be fully vaccinated. Newly hired Applicants (those not currently employed by Valley Health) who have been offered a position will have to provide documentation of their vaccination status at the time of their Employee Health appointment. For internal transfers, Employee Health will contact you if they have questions around your vaccination status. Valley Health has a process for applicants who have been offered a position to request an exemption or deferral for medical or religious reasons. To search for vaccine locations, visit vaccines.gov.

Description

  • Entity: War Memorial Hospital
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Under the supervision of the physician or nurse practitioner, performs medical assistant specific tasks. Greets patients, activates files and prepares patients as needed to move patient through their office appointment. Performs other duties as required. Must be adaptable to various working conditions and job demands. Must demonstrate patience, understanding and good communication skills. Must have ability to give attention to detail and to be resourceful. Must maintain a professional attitude and be accountable and sensitive to the needs of patients as well as internal and external customers. This is a safety sensitive position.

What You Will Bring:

Education

High School Graduate or GED required Two years training program certificate or comparable experience preferred.


Certification & Licensures
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Keyboarding skills preferred Knowledge of medical terminology Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills necessary for interaction with patients, visitors and staff. Multi-tasking skills necessary for performing day to day functions in a stressful, dynamic work environment. Must be able to function independently and as a team member. Candidates must be flexible, dependable and promote a professional image. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledgeable in cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological states of human growth and development. Competent to provide assessment, care and treatment appropriate to the age group of the patients served.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares)
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification

Non-exempt

Grade
108

Physical Demands
17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/Assistants