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Medical Assistant - Palliative Care

Company: Ascension, A43
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Medical Assistant - Palliative Care 001 - Full-Time - Days - Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Lourdes Hospital has a full-time opening in our Palliative Medicine Program for an energetic Medical Assistant who enjoys working as well as part of a comprehensive team. Come join our team of Healthcare professionals as we work together to improve the quality of life for patients and families facing serious, complex illnesses.

Why Join Ascension?

Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Medical Assistant in the Palliative Care department at Lourdes Hospital, you will have the opportunity to assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

--- Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
--- Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
--- Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
--- Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

--- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

--- High school diploma or GED required.
--- One year Clinical office experience preferred.
--- Healthcare systems -Cerner, AS400, Athena experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, A43, Binghamton , Medical Assistant - Palliative Care, Healthcare , Binghamton, New York

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