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Medical Assistant - Orthopedic

Job Description


Job ID: 1201847
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Medical Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary group with locations across the St. Louis metropolitan and outlying areas. The physicians, providers and staff of BJC Medical Group provide the highest level of care to thousands of patients every day.

Alton Orthopedic Clinic specializes in Orthopedic practices and is located on the campus of Alton Memorial Hospital. We provide service Monday through Friday, occasional night and weekend coverage of high school and college athletic events, Emergency Room call coverage several weeks per year and Saturday morning Injury Clinics during the fall sports season.


Overview


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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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