Educational / Minimum Requirements:
High School Graduate and completion of an accredited course of training in Medical Assisting. Six months experience as a Medical Assistant/Secretary.
Must have a current CPR certification. This must be maintained for the duration of employment.
State/Federal Mandated Licensure or Certification Requirements:
Bristol Hospital Mandated Educational Requirements:
General orientation at time of hire. Fire/Safety/Infection Control annually. Other programs as mandated by Hospital.
Demonstrated proficiency in electrocardiographic testing. Must be able to take vital signs, knowledgeable in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Familiarity with medical equipment common to a medical practice.
Bending, stooping, walking, sitting on a daily basis. On feet most of the day. Assists patients in and out of treatment rooms, in and out of chairs, on and off exam tables. Ability to spend one to four hours/day at computer terminal/personal computer performing data entry analysis. Must be able to hear with sufficient acuity so as to understand routine conversation in person or over telephone. Must possess sufficient visual acuity so as to read, use computers and conduct essential job functions in an acceptable manner. Must be able to speak so as to be understood by the average person. Significant documentation and paperwork review requiring extensive visual acuity.
Medical office setting with direct exposure to patients, body fluids, possible exposure to blood borne pathogens. High volume of telephone and personal contact with customers. (If performing Radiologic Technologist key job elements will have radiation exposure.)
Must be able to triage patients according to need and time requirements. Must possess excellent communication skills. Must provide comprehensive, accurate initial assessment to Medical Providers. Must be able to read both routine and technical information with comprehension. Must be able to write so the average person can comprehend. Must be able to perform simple calculations for medication doses, physical exams and tests administered. Maintains knowledge of CLIA requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.