Medical Assistant in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    1000 Carondelet Drive
    Kansas City, MO
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a history of the patient’s condition based on interview and performs relevant aspects of a physical assessment, including vital signs, pain scale, height, weight, etc.

  • Assists the physician in performing procedures by preparing the required instruments and equipment and acting as an attendant during examinations.

  • Maintains cleanliness and general appearance of exam rooms and ensures that required supplies are in examining rooms when needed by physician.

  • Helps maintain clinical equipment and reports malfunctions to the Practice Manager. 

  • Basic knowledge of neurological conditions and diseases and the test equipment used to identify these conditions is preferred, but not necessary. (EMG, EEG, etc.) 

  • Documents services, procedures, and tests per protocol on the medical record and relays to the physician.

  • Obtains and maintains any required certifications for performing any procedures and tests and maintains knowledge of proper medication administration including side effects and contraindications.

  • Assists with administrative duties such as answering the phone, scheduling appointments, faxing or e-mailing information to clients, getting referrals on managed care and occupational medicine patients, maintaining current information on patients and clients, recording information on logs, generating reports, etc.

  • Receives, organizes, and maintains secure storage of medicine samples provided by pharmaceutical representatives.

  • Checks sample medications for expiration dates and maintain dispensing records.

  • Identifies, orders and stocks clinical supplies with supervisor s approval.

Education and/or Experience:

High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree is preferred.

Successful completion of an accredited medical assisting program is required.

One to three years of patient care or medical assistance experience preferred.


Computer Skills:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Experience with the EPIC emr system preferred, but not necessary.

Experience with the Meditech emr system preferred, but not necessary.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certification as a Medical Assistan

Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

Work experience in health care preferred.




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