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Medical Assistant - Per Diem (req num: 10024)

Medical Assistant - Per Diem (req num: 10024) STPN - Folsom STPH Covington, LA
- Per Diem
- As Needed - PRN
Summary of the Job:
To provide medical assistance to the physicians in a professional manner and to provide for patients in a caring, efficient and compassionate manner. To handle patient phone calls and care of patients in the office. Perform EKG and CLIA waived testing as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma; Accredited Medical Assistant Program Certification or equivalent on the job training consisting of 3 or more years. Must have good working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 Coding. BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.

Physician's office experience preferred. Must be able to maintain composure under difficult and stressful conditions. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and be able to work independently with little supervision. Displays tact and diplomacy in inter-personal skills. Keeps CPR Certification current at all times.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of an accredited medical assistant program preferred. Two to five years of experience in a physician office setting preferred.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 20 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) - reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email : jrandazzo@stph.org
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA