Medical Assistant

Aledade

Asheville, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 02/14/2021
  • Website: aledade.com
  • Company Address:

About Aledade

Aledade is a new company with an old-fashioned goal: putting doctors back in control of health care. Aledade partners with independent, primary care physicians to provide everything the doctors need to create and run an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) – from business and practice transformation services to upfront capital and a cutting-edge technology platform. Our customized solutions – and our continuous, on-the-ground support of our physician partners – will help doctors in all types of communities across America preserve their autonomy, deliver better care to their patients, reduce overall costs, and keep independent physician practices flourishing.

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Medical Assistant
 
JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians, physician assistants, and nursing personnel.
 
SUPERVISOR: Administratively reports to the Practice Manager in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor and Physicians for clinical supervision.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.  Requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS: Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
 
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.  Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.  Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.  Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed.  Skill in using various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.  Skill in taking vital signs.  Skill in maintaining records and writing reports.  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.  Ability to maintain quality control standards.  Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions.  Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.  Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.  Ability to communicate clearly.
 
EDUCATION: High school graduate or GED.  Completion of CMA or CNA program or compatible medical assisting experience.
 
EXPERIENCE: One or two years’ medical experience is preferred.
 
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: CPR certification.
 
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.  
 
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.  
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees. 

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