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MUSCP - Certified Medical Assistant - RHS Primary Care-Hoffmeyer

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Entity: MUSC Physicians Primary Care-PCP
Department: Chs Clinics
Sub Department: PCP60-013-Chs Clinics Family Medicine
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Florence, SC
Categories: ALLIED HEALTH
Pay scale: MUSCP: Unclassified


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians (MUSCP)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  5 days a week, hours vary

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Hourly

Job Summary/PurposeThe Medical Assistant assist in the provision of patient care by performing assigned tasks according to policy.  Assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.  Identify abnormal assessments of findings, communicating findings to physician and document assessment findings in the appropriate format.  Document all activities according to defined guidelines in a timely manner by including thorough and complete information and properly identifying self on all patient records.  Assist in the education process for the patient.  Obtain referral appointments, prior authorizations, and medicine for patients as needed.  Demonstrate performance consistent with the mission and goals of the practice and organization; remain flexible to changing systems; and treats staff, physicians, patients, and visitors with consideration and respect.

Minimum Training and Education: Certified Medical Assistants who have graduated with one year of accredited schooling and have taken and passed the Medical Assistance Certification exam. One year experience preferred in a healthcare setting.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited school. BLS Mandatory.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:  

Physical Requirements:  Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required.  Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors.  Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 50 lbs.  Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.