Adena Health System
The Medical Assistant (MA) provides professional care through the application of clinical skills and processes to assigned patients. This individual provides direct care and works collaboratively with other members of the care team to achieve optimal patient care. This incumbent has access to confidential patient information, provides direct patient care, and functions clinically under the direct supervision of the physician. If working in a Scribe role this individual enters information into the Electronic Medical Record or Chart at the direction of a physician or licensed independent practitioner. The Scribe does not and may not act independently but documents the physician's or licensed independent practitioner's dictation and/or activities. This incumbent also reports to the practice manager or designee.
Education, Certifications and Credentials: Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program or LPN with Current Ohio license or RN student actively enrolled in an accredited RN program. Certification through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Registered through American Medical Technologists (AMT) or American Allied Health (AAH) preferred. Successful completion of Adena skills assessment and written test annually.
Experience: Experience in an office setting of 1-2 years preferred. Medical office experience preferred. If acting in the Scribe role, experience in similar capacity of 1-2 years preferred.