Medical Assistant

Employer
Georgia Gwinnett College
Location
Georgia Gwinnett College
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Job Title: Medical Assistant
Location: Georgia Gwinnett College
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228314
Job Summary

The Medical Assistant is responsible for back office duties that includes, but is not limited to: taking vital signs, assisting the medical provider with procedures, performing lab procedures, communicating with patients and escorting them to exam rooms, cataloging and forecasting supplies, and filing confidential medical records. This position will also be responsible for some front office duties to include patient scheduling and triaging phone calls.

Responsibilities
  • Record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs and assist Nurse Practitioner or Physician
  • Perform basic clinical laboratory tests and maintain lab equipment
  • Assist with administrative duties that include planning and coordinating medical-related activities
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • High School or GED
  • Must have current Medical Assistant certification
  • Must maintain annual certification requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as Medical Assistant in an office or hospital environment
  • Excellent patient communication skills and a history of exceptional customer service
  • Candidate must have proficiency in HIPPA practices and experience with confidentiality
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with medical data processing
Conditions of Employment

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. It is the policy and practice of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote, retain, and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, sex/gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, AREA, and Executive Order 11246 ). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Georgia Gwinnett College Human Resources Team at (678) 407.5070 or email [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5070 or email [email protected] Any individual who feels that they may have been discriminated against, should contact the Office of Diversity & Equity Compliance at [email protected]

Background Check
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