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Medical Assistant (Certified/Registered)
North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, Missouri
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Job Description

At Meritas Health, we are committed to making a difference in our community and in the lives of our patients and employees, continuously improving the patient experience and employee engagement. We appreciate and value every member of our team.
If you are committed to providing quality, compassionate care, then we want you!

Meritas Health Corporation, a subsidiary of North Kansas City Hospital, 
is hiring an experienced Medical Assistant.  The position requires excellent people skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 
Must have proficient computer skills and possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and professional appearance.Electronic medical record experience is a plus. 

JOB SUMMARY: Provides patient care under the direction of a physician, nurse practitioner or other non-physician provider.  
1. Education High School or GED equivalent
2. Licensure:  
3. Experience: 2 years of experience in physician’s office setting
4. Certifications: Medical Assistant, Current BCLS required
5. Special Skills:  
6. Other: Basic office skills
JOB SPECIFIC STANDARDS: All responsibilities and standards shall be performed according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines for Meritas.


Competently assists providers to maximize patient volume, administers medications, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and returns patient calls in a timely manner.
2. Ensures effective patient communication and efficient patient flow.  Documents patient care accurately and timely.  Performs EMR tasks correctly and timely.  Processes patient referrals timely and follows up to ensure the specialist report or test result is received.


Follows all regulatory and patient safety clinical standards.


Works and communicates effectively with all providers.  Promotes teamwork.  Provides great customer service in person and on the telephone.


Demonstrates professionalism by articulating and demonstrating professional behavior, accepting responsibility and accountability for actions, adhering to policies and procedures, demonstrating leadership and supporting Meritas initiatives.
All essential job functions and working conditions appropriate for the job are indicated here
  Technical/Motor Skills X Flexing/Positioning/Twisting (16)   Sensory Requirements
X Inputting Data/Typing (1) X Standing (17) X Ability to See (1)
X Copying (2)  X Holding (18) X Ability to Hear (2)
X Calibrating Equipment  (3) X Ambulating/Mobility (19) X Ability to Feel (3)
X Speaking Clearly (4)   Cardio-Respiratory Endurance (20)   Ability to Taste/Smell (4)
X Answering Telephones (5) X Restraining (21) X Verbal Communication (5)
X Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination (6) X Repetitive Activity (22) X Distinguish Colors (6)
X Fingering/Fine Dexterity (7) X Static Holding (23) X Interpret Symbols (7)
X Precise Manipulation (8) X Written Communication (24)    
X Handling/Gripping (9) X Negotiate Stairs (25)   Working Conditions
  Speed Movement/Velocity (10)     X Inside (1)
      Mental Abilities   Outside (2)
  Physical Requirements X Calculations (1)   Extreme Cold (3)
X Lifting/Transferring/Carrying (1) X Manipulating Numbers (2)   Extreme Heat (4)
  Sedentary: 10 lbs. max (2) X Interpreting Numbers/Data (3)   Temperature Changes (5)
  Light: 20 lbs. max (3) X Analyzing (4)   Humidity (6)
X Medium: 50 lbs. max (4)   Forecasting (5)   Extreme Noise (7)
  Heavy: 100 lbs. max (5) X Assessing/Evaluating (6)   Fumes/Odors (8)
  Very Heavy: >100 lbs. (6) X Explaining/Teaching (7)   Toxic Materials (9)
X Pushing (7) X Synthesizing (8)   Dust (10)
X Pulling (8) X Attention to Detail (9)   Poor Ventilation (11)
  Climbing (9) X Memory (10) X Exposure/Use of Sharps (12)
X Balancing (10) X Problem Solving/Reasoning (11) X Blood/Body Fluid Tissue(13)
X Stooping (11) X Spatial/Form Perception (12) X Dangerous Equipment(14)
X Kneeling (12) X Reading(13) X Regular Attendance(15)
X Crouching/Squatting (13)     X Timely Attendance(16)
  Crawling (14)        
X Reaching (15)        
Competitive compensation and benefit package. EOE: Post Offer Drug Screen.

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.

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