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  • MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - KOOTENAI HEALTH

Job Description
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of designated provider. Interviews patients, obtains and records patient information into patients' electronic medical record, and measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height). May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. May be required to obtain EKG tracings when ordered by attending providers. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.  Completes competencies as outlined by assigned department.  Performs other related duties as assigned..
 
Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of accredited Medical Assistant program or equivalent education/experience required.
Passage of CMA examination given by AAMA, NHA or NCCT required.
BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Kootenai Health BLS within 60 days of hire.
 
Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.
·         On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.
·         Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
·         Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
·         Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
·         Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.
 
Work Environment: 
·         Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year; operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.
·         Kootenai Health Clinic locations have operation hours based on locations and patient needs therefore availability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays as appropriate for location will be expected and required.   
·         Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.
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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - KOOTENAI HEALTH
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Perioperative Services - Pre Op Clinic
Full Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted September 21, 2017

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