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Medical Assistant - General Surgery Clinic

Company: Washington Regional
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Washington RegionalWashington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work --- and give back to each other.Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.Position SummaryThe incumbent provides support to the patient care team of providers. He/she screens calls from patients and alerts medical staff to patient concerns. The incumbent prepares charts for upcoming appointments, prepared medication refill forms, prepared work releases, as well as forms related to leaves of absence and disability. He/she is an essential member of the patient care team by rooming patients, collecting medical history, recording vital signs, documenting pain levels and turning rooms over. He/she also provides clerical support by assisting with pre-certifications, scheduling follow up appointments and maintaining a listing of supplies. The incumbent may be exposed to communicable disease. The majority of time is spent standing and walking of short distances with some intermittent sitting.--Licenses/Certifications Required N/A--Specific Educational & Skill Competencies RequiredFormal training indicated by certification or registration as a medical assistant or previous job experience in a clinic or hospital in that role is required. Must demonstrate dedication to patient comfort and satisfaction; the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and the ability to work compatibly with providers. This person must be flexible and willing to assist in all areas as requested.

Keywords: Washington Regional, Fayetteville , Medical Assistant - General Surgery Clinic, Healthcare , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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