Medical Assistant - Harris Ortho - $2,500 sign on in Sylva, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/3/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sylva, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2021

Job Description

Harris Regional Hospital
$2,500 Sign-on Bonus for Medical Assistants. A 2-year commitment period is required. The Bonus payout occurs over the 2-year period.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The function of this position is to work alongside and assist Providers in the treatment of patients.

Assists Providers with preparation and information documentation for the patient’s visit including obtaining vitals, medical history and other pertinent information from the patient. Prepares exam rooms for patients. Assists Providers with procedures as directed by the Provider. Assists with collection of lab samples. Gives injections, administers meds, and provides wound care as ordered by Provider. Documents all care and education in medical record.

Harris Ortho & Sports Medicine is part of Western Carolina Physician Practices, associated with Harris Regional Hospital.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.

A.Education:  High school diploma or GED.  Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, or Licensed Practical Nurses will be considered for this position.  Will consider individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.  License/certification is not required for this position.
B.Work experience:  Prefer two years experience working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office.
C.Knowledge, skills and abilities required:  Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate.  
D.Life Safety: American Heart Association BLS certification (CPR) maintained.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran