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Medical Assistant - Entry Program

Job ID: R-32517 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Medical Assistant Entry will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a fast -paced healthcare environment while assisting healthcare professionals in providing exceptional patient care. During your program you will be attending classroom/didactic instruction to learn scope of practice for medical assistants in collection of laboratory specimens, collection procedures, medication administration, patient care skills, subjective and objective data collection. The medical assistant entry will work along a preceptor who will mentor and precept them in the skills that they are learning in the classroom in addition to real time experiences in the clinic setting throughout their internship. At the end of the 720 hour internship, the medical assistant entry will be expected to take and pass a national certification exam for a medical assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • Attends all didactic courses established for the Medical Assistant Entry program.
  • With the assistance of the preceptor:
  • Accurately schedules tests; obtains films and reports.
  • Assists physicians and/or nurses to room patients, obtain vital signs, set patient up on MyChart and report findings to medical assistant or RN.
  • Collaborates with members of the health care team to assist in obtaining outside records prior to or during clinic visit as delegated by the medical assistant, RN, or physician.
  • Maintains medical records; distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies, and processes forms (e.g. FMLA and Short-term disability paperwork) related to medical charts.
  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and ensures par levels of supplies are maintained; checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks.
  • Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients and answering phones.
  • Performs in the role of chaperone during sensitive examinations or when requested
  • Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record
  • Assist in the transport of patients


JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • BLS Certification within 14 days of hire
  • Interest in becoming a Medical Assistant at the end of the program
  • Basic typing and word processing

Program Details:

  • Program length is 760 hours.

Application Details:

  • Application opens April 1st, 2024
  • Application closed June 23rd, 2024
  • Interviews will be conducted June 24th - July 7th
  • Classes begin August 19th, 2024 for all participants.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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