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Medical Assistant

Company: Whole Woman's Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhole Woman's Health VisionWe are here to transform how our patients experience healthcare.Whole Woman's Health PhilosophyWe have a holistic, patient-centered approach to healthcare. We understand that people experience medical issues with their whole selves, often including their families, their beliefs, their history and their dreams for the future. We listen to our patients, trust them, and are here to guide them through their choices.Whole Woman's Health MissionWe are health care providers specializing in holistic, patient-centered care. It is our mission to welcome and treat the whole patient – head, heart and body. We provide medical expertise, education, counseling, informed consent and trust. We honor our patients' hopes and dreams in all of the care that we provide.SummaryThe Medical Assistant will provide assistance during set up and post procedure recovery as well as triage and response to emergency situations. Essential functions

  • Room Preparation and Maintenance
  • Patient Flow, Patient Work Up
  • Patient Communication, Obtaining Patient History of Chief Complaint
  • Assisting/Setup of Surgical Patients, Assisting in Post Procedure Recovery Room Triage
  • Basic Patient Teaching and Discharge, Routine Visit, Post-Operative, Post-Operative Complication , Routine Follow-Up
  • Response to Emergency Situations Experience and General Requirements
    • High School Graduate or GED equivalent
    • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program and/or on-the-job-trained medical assistant
    • Basic Phone Skills
    • Computer Skills
    • Basic Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
    • Problem Solving, Prioritizing, Time Management, Utilization of Patient Education Resources and Written Materials
    • AAMA Certification preferred
    • Certification in Basic Life Support
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ideal candidate will be Bilingual – English and Spanish Physical Requirements
      • Must possess the ability and capability to perform any task in the office.
      • Must be able to lift 15 lbs or more, be able to physically move through the office unaided
      • Must have excellent visual and hearing acuity. Compensation/Benefits
        • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
        • All full-time staff are eligible to enroll in medical, dental, and vision insurance offerings as well as voluntary insurance offerings. All full-time staff earn personal time off and paid holidays.
        • A corporate culture/environment that is diverse, stimulating, and comprised of passionate and dedicated people. Please note that this is a working job description that may evolve as the needs of the company change.Whole Woman's Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion or belief, age, marital or partnership status, family status, pregnancy and maternity, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, arrest record, or any other legally protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Whole Woman's Health, Alexandria , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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