BJC Careers

Medical Assistant - St. Louis City

Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1170356
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Surgical Specialty Clinic consists of a total of 13 clinics - Ortho Spine, Ortho Trauma, Ortho Recon, Ortho Foot and Ankle, Ortho Hand, Plastic Hand, Plastic Recon, General Surgery, Urology, Neurosurgery, ENT-Head and neck, ENT plastics, and Otology. The clinic runs ½ day to whole day clinics Monday thru Friday from 0800-1700. We are closed on weekends and major holidays. The staff consists of RN's, Clerical, and the Resident Physicians who rotate through our clinic for their outpatient educational experience. The clinic sees about 13, 000 patients a year. We treat a range a medical problems from fractures, minor excisions, evaluations for surgery, etc.


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Role Purpose

The Medical Assistant (MA) provides patient care under the direction of a specialty physician or other licensed provider. Performs select duties for the promotion of health in the care of patients and delivers care according to practice protocols and procedures. Serves as an experienced, senior level Medical Assistant in a specialty area within a practice, such as Cardiology, ENT, Neurology, Orthopedics, etc.


Responsibilities

  • Cleans, prepares and stocks supplies in exam rooms.
  • Obtains vital signs, patient history and maintains accurate and prompt charting in the patient's record.
  • Performs clinical skills, such as phlebotomy, EKGs, point-of-care testing and injections.
  • Triage calls, provide test and lab results to patients and present relevant information to provider.
  • Assists specialty provider by preparing patients for exams, procedures and treatments. Explains procedures, treatments and medications to enhance patient understanding.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Reg in Area of Expertise

  • Preferred Requirements

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer