Medical Assistant

Position Description

The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled health professional (MSHP) who works interdependently with other health care professionals to provide quality health care to the patient using a Patient-Centered Medical Home model.  The Medical Assistant is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical duties in the health care environment, serving patients and families throughout their lifespan from infants to adults. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, processing referrals, and collecting payments. Clinical duties include, but are not limited to, measuring and recording vital signs and medical histories in the electronic medical record, preparing patients for examinations, administering medications and immunizations as directed by physicians, performing phlebotomy, and using CPR skills when required.

Requirements

High School Diploma is required. Associate of Science Degree from an accredited college or university and at least one (1) year experience preferred.  Must have Certification as a medical assistant and successfully pass a criminal background check.  Experience in Family Practice preferred.  New graduates with externship experience in Family Practice may be considered.

Whitefoord, Inc.
Attention: Darcy A. Gordon
1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE
Atlanta, GA 30317-1743
404-522-5100 (fax)
dgordon@whitefoord.org