Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Office Medical Assistant Ashland

Akron, Ohio
OFFICE MEDICAL ASSISTANT CHPA


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

1st shift Mon - Fri, rotate Sat


Position Description:

Reports to the Practice Manager and under the clinical supervision and direction of a Physician provides specific clinical care to designated patients. Takes and records vital signs and weight/height. Performs hearing and vision screening evaluations. Performs phlebotomy, and obtains nasopharyngeal and other specimens for testing. Administers vaccines and medications, including antibiotics, as directed by the physician according to policy and procedure. Maintains the clinical and exam areas. Documents test results on medical record. Answers basic health care questions via phone for parents using pre-approved guidelines. Performs other assigned tasks to promote efficient Practice operation and contribute to the provision of quality patient care. Assists with filing and appointment scheduling as needed and as time permits.

 

Hours: Mon - Fri, 1st shift variable

            rotates Saturdays (every 5th)

            occasion 4, 10 hour shift week (once a month)

Qualifications Required:

Must be a graduate of an accredited high school. Must be a Medical Assistant with certification preferred or equivalent education, training, or experience including paramedics, EMT or military training. Must be able to work as part of a team and interact with people in a friendly, supportive manner at all times. Must have or obtain BLS certification.

 

Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred.

 

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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