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Genesis Health System Medical Assistant in Clinton, Iowa

Position Title: Medical Assistant

Department: GHS OCC Health-Clinton

Purpose: Provides care based on the nursing process and contributes to the welfare of patients through support of standards and philosophies of Genesis Occupational Health. Responsible for computer data entry of pertinent patient clinical information and all written documentation of patient information at time of service. Responsible for updating patient information and maintaining patient charts. Provides on-site services for employers. Works as directed by manager.

Report To: Manager

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: High school plus additional course work up to 1 year

Field Of Study: Medical Assistant

Special Training: Basic Life Support

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration: AAMA, CCMA or NCCT Medical Assistant Certification within six months of hire

Experience: Less than 1 year experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is routine exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely. The time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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