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Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Care

Shift • Full Time • JR-5694

Overview

The Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Care is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • Full Time
  • Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Care:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Come be a part of a team that works together to provide personalized care for patients at every age and stage of life – Our team members are the foundation of that care!

Why Wellstar?

Wellstar Special & Unique benefits to help you balance work and life:

  • Wellstar Employee Fitness Centers (Free for employees)
  • Wellstar Concierges (Free for employees)
  • On-Site Child Care Centers
  • Back-Up Care
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan U

And these are just a few of our special & unique benefits we offer!

Job Summary:


The Certified Medical Assistant functions under the direction of the Physician, Clinical Lead, Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Nurse Supervisor and/or Office Manager. Recognizes patient's needs and symptoms in advance.

  • Provides care for the patient under the physician's direction.
  • Preparing patient for exams, assisting during treatments, coordinating tests and follow-up care and recording treatment in the medical record.
  • Assists with explaining patient instructions to the patient/family. Demonstrates competency and skills to serve patients of all ages including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.
  • Performs other duties as necessary related to front office registration, laboratory testing, and radiology functions within a specialty setting.

Required Minimum Education:


High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program Preferred and
Graduate from a newly formed medical assistant program in which the program has the intent to seek CAAHEP or ABHES accreditation Preferred

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):


Cert Medical Assistant
Basic Life Support

Additional Licenses and Certifications:


Must complete the required OSHA training course for operators of radiology equipment within sixty days of hire. within 60 Days Required and
Must have successfully passed a Medical Assistant credentialing body examination (AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT) with current and maintained Medical Assistant Credential. Upon Hire Required

Required Minimum Experience:


Work experience in a practice setting Preferred and
Specific experience in practice specialty Required and
Radiology experience preferred, and/or will provide training within first sixty days. Required and
Phlebotomy certification preferred, and/or will provide training within first sixty days. Preferred

Required Minimum Skills:


Must be organized and attentive to detail.
Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction.
Able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills.
The employee should also be able to adhere to the WellStar Credo and Code of Conduct.

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Mission, Vision & Values

At a time when the healthcare industry is changing rapidly, Wellstar remains committed to exceeding patients’ and team members’ expectations, while transforming healthcare delivery.

Our Mission

To enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve.

Our Vision

Deliver worldclass health care to every person, every time.

Our Values

  • We serve with compassion

  • We pursue excellence

  • We honor every voice

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