About CarolinaEast Medical Center
CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,600 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.
Job Summary: The Medical Assistant assists the nursing staff by performing assigned duties for patient and staff under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or provider.
Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or equivalency required. Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants. Maintain current AHA BLS certification. Some understanding of medical terminology. Ability to organize confidential clerical responsibilities and patient care, maintaining workflow despite interruptions and changing priorities. Ability to relate effectively to patients, their families, physicians, staff, and all others using proper channels of communication. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the nursing unit(s). The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit’s/ area’s/ department’s policies and procedures. Maintains confidentiality.