This position will serve dual roles for the practice. Candidate must be proficient with administrative duties including check in/out, insurance verification and demographic entry. Will also perform clinical tasks which involve specified nursing care for patients delegated by and performed under the direction of the Practice Manager or RN.
If applying for Certified Medical Assistant:
High School/GED Required Certification from a postsecondary medical assisting program accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) .
Minimum Work Experience
1-3 years previous medical office setting required.
Pediatric experience preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
YES - Medical Assistant Certification
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Strong assessment and critical thinking skills.
Skills as outlined in the orientation checklist.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to meet the demands of an active position.
Flexibility to adapt to both the clinical floor and front desk
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 7941
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.