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Cleveland Clinic Medical Assistant in Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Job ID: 119533

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with performing screening and treatments by gathering information related to health maintenance, collecting specimens, performing tests, and documenting patient care.

  • Updates health maintenance at patient visit, accurately identifies medication changes and updates allergy information at each visit.

  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Administers specific medications under direction of provider.

  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting.

  • Maintains examination areas.

  • Assists in pre-visit planning by updating the health maintenance tab.

  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Must be a graduate from an approved Medical Assisting Program. (As designated by the Enterprise MA Steering Committee)

  • Military training as a Hospital Corpsman (HM), Combat Medic (68W) or Medical Service Technician (4N0X1) will be considered.

  • Current demonstrated clinical proficiency.

  • Completion of a clinical externship. (Extensive clinical experience may be considered in lieu of formal clinical externship).

  • MA Certification preferred.

Certifications:

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required within new hire period.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Successful completion of CC Externship preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.

  • May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting.

  • Good visual acuity through normal or corrected vision.

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

  • Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.

  • Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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