Medical Assistant- Eastland Primary Care Center
Columbus, OH 
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Job Description
Medical Assistant- Eastland Primary Care Center
Requisition ID 2022-35510
Category Nursing Support
Overview

**Up to $500 sign-on-bonus based on qualifying FTE**

PART or FULL TIME. VARIETY OF FTE AND SHIFTS

Non-Exempt. Benefits Eligible

Minimum hourly rate: $18.00. Pay to commensurate with experience

The Medical Assistant may provide direct patient care to the pediatric, adolescent, or adult population served within the ambulatory setting. The MA will provide the highest quality of care. Interventions/tasks performed by the MA adhere to approved standards of care as defined by Ohio Department of Health and Nationwide Children?s Hospital?s guidelines, policies, procedures and standards. In compliance with the Ohio Administrative Code (set forth at OAC 4731-23-02(B), a Medical Assistant is considered an Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP).

Ambulatory, MA, Clinic, Primary Care, Outpatient

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.

We're 14,000 strong. And it takes every one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids around the world we'll never meet. Kids who live healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

Responsibilities

1. Provides excellent service to both internal and external customers by applying best practices and standard operating procedures.

2. Prepares correspondence, documents, reports and other materials which may be moderately complex or confidential, sometimes requiring independent judgment.

3. Schedules appointments and provides follow up and reminder calls.

4. Assists with various clinical tasks that include rooming of patients, vital signs, heights and weights, and any applicable screening questions.

5. Provides basic, supportive care pertaining to nutrition, mobility, and elimination.

6. Collects and reports data to a licensed Professional, including any abnormal findings and documents all findings in the medical record.

7. Administers only medications approved for an MA to administer at Nationwide Children's.

8. Takes direction and delegation of orders and/or tasks from a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse that is within the training and scope of the Medical Assistant.

9. Acts as a preceptor for orientation and training of new staff, float staff and students as directed.

Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.Successful passage of an NCH administered math test required prior to hire. Successful completion of a Medical Assisting training program that holds National accreditation from one of the two following national accrediting organizations:

1. CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program.

2. ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools)Licensure: Valid driver's license with proof of auto insurance required.

Certifications: Certification or registration required through one of the two below agencies within one (1) year of hire:

1. CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) through American Association of Medical Assistants.

2. RMA (Registered as a Medical Assistant) through American Medical Technologists.

3. If not CMA or RMA at point of hire, one (1) year of previous Medical Assisting experience required and eligible to sit for the CMA/RMA within one (1) year of hire.

4. Maintaining a current certification with CMA or RMA,CPR trained (American Heart Association Heart saver with pediatric content) course, or Health Care Provider course or Red Cross equivalent.

Skills: Strong written and verbal communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills and professional behavior in the presence of patients and staff. Successful completion of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel orientation, and skills verification as provided by Nationwide Children's Hospital. Computer familiarity and literacy with general data entry. Ability to learn and be proficient with specific computer programs, systems and Electronic Medical Record documentation.

Experience: Previous Medical Assistant experience in the pediatric setting highly desirable.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodations, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.

Must be able to independently lift up to 25 lbs.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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