• Charleston, WV
  • Posted: March 5, 2020
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  • Basic Description
    • Responsible for accurately collecting and entering patient medication histories into the hospital's information system for utilization by the Physician responsible for admitting, discharging, or releasing the patient from the hospital. Is responsible for relaying any issues that cannot be addressed by the assistant to the pharmacist.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • High School Diploma/GED
      • Formalized Training in Medical Assisting
      • See below for keystroke testing requirement
    • Level of Experience
      • 0-3 years of experience
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Medical Assistant, Certified
      • Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
      • Must Meet Ladder Criteria I within 6 months of hire.
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
      • Requires 5000 keystrokes per hour with less than 10 errors
    • Computer Skills required for this position
      • Basic PC Skills
      • Software knowledge
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Applies knowledge to new situations
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Keyboarding
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Problem Solving
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
      • Applicable Healthcare education and/or training may substitute for Medical Assistant education
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Neonates
        • Child
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • Requires 5000 keystrokes per hour with less than 10 errors. Current medical assistant certification required by AAMA-AMT/RMA,NR-CMA or NHA (National Healthcareer Association).
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Squatting
      • Crouching/Stooping
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Kneeling
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 2 hr
      • Standing - 4 hr
      • Walking - 4 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Often
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Often
    • Pushing
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Often
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Often

Job Information

CAMC Memorial Hospital-10
Clinical Resource
Full Time - Varied Shifts
Req #: 21077-17653

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