Medical Assistant- EXPERIENCED* - Surgery Specialists - Port Warwick

Location
Newport News, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Closes
Apr 17, 2019
Ref
121098BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Surgery Specialists located in the Port Warwick offices in Newport News, Virginia is seeking an EXPERIENCED Medical Assistant to join our team.

Experienced Medical Assistant needed for a very busy Surgical Oncology site. The practice consist of 2 Surgical Oncologist, who spend 3 days a week in surgery and 2 full days weekly in clinic. There are also 2 Nurse practitioners that see patients 5 days a week. Some minor procedures are done in office. Ultrasound operating experience is preferred, but on the job training can be provided.

Duties include but are not limited to: stocking rooms, performing vital signs on patients, obtaining medical history and reviewing with provider, obtaining medical records and preparing charts.

Critical thinking is a strong factor needed in this role. You will need to be able to work as a team as well as individually. A strong nurturing personality is a plus.

Other
REQUIRED:
- Previous experience as a MA in a healthcare settings - one year or more preferred.
-Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required.


PREFERRED: Phlebotomy experience preferred, plus experience with electronic medical records.

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: - Previous MD office MA experience.

Preferred: Minimum of one year experience in a healthcare setting or one year experience as an EMT, Paramedic, and/or Corpsman.

License
Licenses and Certifications
Other
REQUIRED
Certification or Registration Medical Assistant with one of the following Organizations
AAMA
AMT
NCCT
NAHP
NHA
AMCA

BLS required within 90 days of hire

Skills
Required:

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

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