Medical Assistant

Employer
MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Nov 28, 2021
Ref
226017418
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job SummaryPerforms clinical and administrative duties in an ambulatory setting under the supervision of a physician. Duties may include venipuncture, medication and vaccine administration, documentation of vital signs, and assisting providers with patient exams. Position may float to other sites/locations within the system.Minimum QualificationsEducation/TrainingHigh school graduation or equivalent; completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred.Experience6 months experience working in an ambulatory care medical office or equivalent required. For Cardiology offices only: 6 months experience working in an ambulatory care medical office or equivalent required, or Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology/Science or related major OR successful completion of a Cardiac Technician course; experience working with electronic medical records preferred.License/Certification/RegistrationCMA (Certified Medical Assistant) by American Association of Medical Assistants, or RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) through American Medical Technologists or equivalent required within 6 months of hire; CPR certification.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesClinical competency as verified.Excellent customer service/patient interaction skills. Basic computer skills.About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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