Dayton, Ohio-based Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit faith-based network of 9 hospitals, 10 emergency centers, over 120 outpatient facilities and the Kettering College. Nearly 13,000 employees and 2,100 physicians provide a broad range of specialized services for every stage of life, including heart care, cancer fighting technology, orthopedic care, brain and spine surgery. The mission, vision and values of the health network are built on the Adventist healthcare legacy, which is a combination of conventional allopathic and holistic osteopathic care. Being a healthcare professional who shares this belief, you can embark on your career journey here. Benchmarks of your employment will be recognition programs and award ceremonies, healthy work-life balance with flexible schedule and fitness options, staff involvement in meetings, surveys, referral programs and outings, as well as community involvement in events, tournaments and philanthropic projects.
Do you want to work with a team of highly engaged healthcare providers where you can make a direct impact on patient care for our community?
Kettering Physician Network employs more than 600+ providers, including physicians and advanced practice providers, throughout the Greater-Dayton and Cincinnati areas. Offering an extensive range of specialties and expertise, our physicians provide comprehensive care at more than 120 locations.
Responsibilities & Requirements
Under the supervision of the physician and/or practice manager, assists and delivers patient care duties, and provides administrative support throughout the practice.
The Credentialed Medical Assistant is responsible for: Assists physician in examinations.
Give instructions to patients as instructed by physician. Takes blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration.
Assists patients any time need is apparent or as directed by physician. Keeps medical records in accordance to procedures and forms.
Keeps rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies. Prepares sterilization as required. Assists physicians with office based procedures.
Any other duties relating to the business operation of the medical practice that may be assigned by the physician(s) or practice office manager.
Credentialed Medical Assistant Successful attainment and retention of CCMA, CMA (AAMA) or NCMA certification or RMA plus documented completion of a Medical Assisting program through an accredited institution of higher learning.
Completion of an accredited program that meets nationally accepted standards – certificate or degree in Medical Assisting or Medical Office Management; experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
Licensed Practical Nurse High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of accredited LPN program (or equivalent) with current Ohio license.
Ability to communicate and relate well with office staff, ancillary departments and public, follow direction, accept orders and perform repetitive tasks, be patient, courteous and tactful.
Computer literate in use of word processing and email.
Preferred Qualifications Previous experience in a medical environment to gain practical knowledge in the following areas is preferred: examination process, diagnostic and treatment room procedures, medical equipment and instruments, safety hazards and precautions, confidentiality/discretion.
Experience in electronic medical records preferred.