Medical Assistant OCC Health

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



Job Summary:

Utilizes medical and administrative skills to provide support to patients and health care staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing assessments and treatments.
  • Gathers information related to health maintenance and specimen collection and documents patient care given.
  • Updates health maintenance at patient visit.
  • Accurately identifies medication changes and updates allegories at each visit.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition.
  • Administers specific medications under direction of physician.
  • Performs Physical Capability Evaluations (PCE) on Biodex machine.
  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting.
  • Maintains examination areas.
  • Assists in pre-visit planning, update of health maintenance tab.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Medium Work: Requires full body motion including handling and lifting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or moving 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently.
  • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
  • The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

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


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