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Medical Assistant

Job Description

The Medical Assistant works alongside and assists the Providers at Swain Family Care in the treatment of patients.



The Medical Assistant duties include preparation and information documentation for the patient’s visit including obtaining vitals, medical history and other pertinent information from the patient; preparation of exam rooms for patients; collection of lab samples; giving injections, administering meds; and assisting with procedures as directed by the Provider. Documents all care and education in medical record. 



The duties described herein are minimum standards and may be modified to meet the changing needs of Western Carolina Physician Practices at any time.

Job Requirements

The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.






  1. Education:  High school diploma or GED.  Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses will be considered for this position.  Will consider individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.  License/certification is not required for this position.



  2. Work experience:  Prefer two years experience working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office.



  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities required:  Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate. 



  4. Life Safety: BLS certification maintained.





PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:



Extended periods of walking, standing, bending and stooping may be required.  Ability to hear clearly and have visual acuity necessary for computer use.  Ability to do repetitive work, keyboarding and writing.  Ability to lift 25 pounds. 

Job Snapshot

Location US-NC-Bryson City, NC
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Swain Community Hospital

Swain Community Hospital, established in 1950, is a 48-bed critical access hospital serving Swain, Graham, and Macon counties. Emergency medicine, which serves approximately 12,000 patients each year, and primary care are supported by on-site ancillary services such as imaging, laboratory, and physical and occupational therapy. A variety of specialty services, including pulmonology, gastroenterology, urology, orthopaedics and sports medicine, are also offered. Additional services include a hospital-managed pain clinic on-site to serve patients. Located inside the hospital is a family medical practice staffed by three physicians and a mid-level provider. The practice sees adults and children five days a week. Swain Community Hospital is affiliated with various regional organizations through clinical and community partnerships that benefit the health of the region. Learn More

Contact Information

US-NC-Bryson City, NC
Annette Hawkins
828 488 4205
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Swain Community Hospital
Company:
US-NC-Bryson City, NC
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

The Medical Assistant works alongside and assists the Providers at Swain Family Care in the treatment of patients.



The Medical Assistant duties include preparation and information documentation for the patient’s visit including obtaining vitals, medical history and other pertinent information from the patient; preparation of exam rooms for patients; collection of lab samples; giving injections, administering meds; and assisting with procedures as directed by the Provider. Documents all care and education in medical record. 



The duties described herein are minimum standards and may be modified to meet the changing needs of Western Carolina Physician Practices at any time.

Job Requirements

The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.






  1. Education:  High school diploma or GED.  Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses will be considered for this position.  Will consider individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.  License/certification is not required for this position.



  2. Work experience:  Prefer two years experience working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office.



  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities required:  Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate. 



  4. Life Safety: BLS certification maintained.





PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:



Extended periods of walking, standing, bending and stooping may be required.  Ability to hear clearly and have visual acuity necessary for computer use.  Ability to do repetitive work, keyboarding and writing.  Ability to lift 25 pounds. 

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