Medical Assistant in Rutherfordton, NC at Rutherford Regional Health System

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever
before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,
quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience -
making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and

• Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and
   our hospital strive to achieve.

• Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care
  our hospital delivers.

• And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier
  by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. 
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit

Medical Assistant

  • Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.
  • Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition.
  • Documents patient care given.
  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintains examination areas.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.
  • Obtains informed consents for invasive procedures. Sets up sterile tray and assists with minor surgical procedures.
  • Reviews provider orders prior to patient leaving the clinic

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent- Required

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Minimum Work:

Medical Experience 1 year preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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