Provides care to patients of all age groups including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics under the direct supervision of a physician. Must be task oriented in an arena that can be fast paced. May work in primary care, urgent care or specialty area.
Education and/or experience: Completion of medical assistant program with current state certification as MA. Previous working experience in medical office preferred but not required.
Knowledge: Knowledge of basic medical terminology and basic pharmacology. Knowledge of specific assistant tasks related to area.
Skills: Performing tasks appropriately to include vital signs, medical history, review of medications and allergies, injection administration and point of care testing. Phlebotomy skills preferred.
Abilities: Able to multitask and prioritize in a busy setting. Able to project a pleasant and compassionate image. Works as a team to make sure the patient/family receive the best care possible.
About this company
Blount Memorial Hospital is more than just a hospital. It is a not-for-profit organization that includes a 304-bed acute care hospital on its main campus, but also features a growing physicians group with specialty clinics, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services, fitness facilities and a senior living facility campus. With a strong emphasis on community, Blount Memorial’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the entire community.
Location/Region: Maryville, TN (US)