We are presently looking for a full time medical assistant or nurse to join our West Jefferson office!
Duties: Assist and work alongside the Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) with patient preparation (vital signs, testing, etc.), procedures, scribe duties, patient triage, scheduling, administration of oral, SQ and IM medications, monitor IVs, collaborate with other providers within the practice and community, navigate EMR and various other computer based systems for the purpose of helping to render care to our patients. You will become an integral part of the provider's daily routine and serve as the professional "go-between," separating patient communication/reception communication and the provider.
Education: Bachelor degree preferred (Nursing, Health Promotion, Exercise Science or related health oriented field). Associate and certificate considered with corresponding life experience. CNA only considered if coupled with other certifications (EMT-P, CPT, MOA, MA) or higher educational degree.
Experience: Strongly encourage internship (for rising Bachelor degree students) and then transition into the role. Excellent starting point for those considering NP or PA school. For non-Bachelor degree seeking/obtained candidates, a minimum of 2 years experience in related field required (pharmacy, phlebotomy, nursing assistant). Nurse applicants may include their clinical rotation time (1 year for LPN, 2 years for RN) as experience. NOTE: no medical office experience is necessary, but is highly recommended.
Desirable characteristics: Punctual, great sense of humor, high EQ, and seek to personally have an optimal state of health. Must have upbeat personality, work well with others and have life priorities in order. Must be a team player and someone who is a "go getter." This person must be well versed in medical terminology, communicate well in both spoken and written word, and be open to constructive criticism as he/she is molded into the new role. Must be able to multi-task and understand the concepts linked with office
Benefits: Health & dental, access to AFLAC policies pre-taxed, paid-time off, competitive salary, retirement, paid holiday time, annual scrub allowance, annual educational allowance and more
Compensation: In addition to office provided benefits above, competitive salary (full time staff are paid by salary, not hourly pay), which is commensurable with experience and education.
Estimated date of need: Applications (resume, current photo of self, and letter of interest) will be accepted. Orientation to start by or before March 1st, 2018.