Medical Assistant - FLOAT, Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Job Description

Job ID: 1191495
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 

The Physician Services/Business Development department supports the needs of the Medical Staff and provides a single point of contact. Our goals include closely aligning members of the Medical Staff with Missouri Baptist as well as physicians not on staff with Missouri Baptist through promotion of services and physician expertise, providing continuing medical education, developing and promoting a work comp panel of physicians. In addition, our staff works with outlying hospitals and their medical staffs to bring physician services to the local community and provide critical linkages for needed health care services with Missouri Baptist. As a business development department, our staff supports service lines throughout the hospital in working to grow volumes through physician strategies.


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Role Purpose

The Medical Assistant (MA) provides patient care under the direction of a 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.


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 provider by preparing patients for exams, procedures and treatments.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Reg in Area of Expertise

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    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