Medical Assistant-Certified Department: Physician Office-OB/GYN Schedule: VFT Shift: Days Hours: 8a-5p Job Details: * Performs patient care under the direction and supervision of the physician in an ambulatory care setting. Accountable to operational issues. Works collaboratively with the administrative and operations staff. Gathers patient data through interview and observation. Assists patients and families with preparation for examination. Assists the physician during examination and procedures. Demonstrates competency in specific tasks and skills as defined by the practice. Provides routine treatments and administers approved medication types. Documents treatments, procedures, and patient education according toSouthLakeHospitaland department specific policies. Assists the physician by acting as a liaison on behalf of the patient to schedule, provide patient with scheduling information to obtain specialty testing, and/or specialty physician consultation. Processes incoming and outgoing calls in an independent and professional manner using sound clinical judgment. Adheres and assures compliance withSouthLakeHospitaland department specific policy, procedures, value statements and customer service standards. Maintains a safe and clean environment. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and have the ability to assess data appropriate to the age-specific needs of the patients on his or her assigned department and/or unit. Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned. Demonstrates awareness of medical/legal issues, patient rights and compliance with standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies. Practices the efficient use of supplies. Assists business office as needed with reception, scheduling, and discharge of patients. Performs all other duties as assigned. Formal training as a Medical Assistant from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Documented work experience will be considered on an individual basis Current certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants or registration by the American Society of Medical Technologists or equivalent certification through a National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited certifying agency. Current CPR Certification required. One (1) year experience in a medical office environment required.