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Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fort Smith, AR
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our Mission, Values and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry's “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you'll bring with you:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required, must satisfactorily complete Medication Administration Assessment within 90 days of hire

  • Experience: Minimum of one-year patient focused clinical work experience in a health care environment or completion of a Medical Assistant training program and associated MA credential.

    Certifications: BLS required within 90 days of hire

  • Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of health care field and medical specialties.
    • Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Must be able to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and policies. Must be able to communicate clearly and establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the public. Must have basic computer terminal and keyboard skills in order to access information and enter clinical data.

We'll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.


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