Medical Assistant

Location
South Boston, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 15, 2019
Closes
Mar 01, 2019
Ref
119558BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Halifax Primary Care is hiring a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant.

Fulltime, Monday - Friday

Sentara Overview
For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice agency, a 3,800-provider medical staff and four medical groups. In addition, we provide medical transport ambulances and Nightingale air ambulance, and we extend health insurance to 445,000 people through Optima Health, our award-winning health plan.
Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement funds with matching contribution
  • Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among others
  • Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
  • Opportunities for further advancement within our organization
  • Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/


Other
Minimum of one year experience in a healthcare setting or one year experience as an EMT, Paramedic, and/or Corpsman preferred. Phlebotomy experience preferred, plus experience with electronic medical records. Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required. Existing Medical Assistants hired prior to 12/1/14 may obtain the Cert MA or Reg MA certification or obtain the Assessment Based Recognition Order Entry (ABR-OE) prior to 6/30/15. BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Responsibilities:

Perform patient care and administrative/clerical related tasks and procedures based on training, education, and competency evaluations, and as delegated by and under the direction/supervision of the Physician, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (NP/PA), Registered Nurse (RN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Qualifications:

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Preferred: Related -

License
Required: Cert Medical Assistant, Reg Medical Asst

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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