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Category: Allied Health
Facility: Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Department: LABORATORY
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st
Hours: 7a-730p
Job Details: Certified Medical Assistant
  • Job Summary
    • Under moderate direction of the laboratory director, collects laboratory specimens by venipuncture, capillary puncture, and arterial puncture for subsequent testing and collects throat culture specimens. Performs additional basic laboratory procedures under close direction of techs as proficiency is demonstrated and documented. Exhibit the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
  • Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
    • Works standard work week with overtime as necessary. Staffing may require alteration to regularly scheduled shift. Moderate to heavy physical exertion. Potential exposure to laboratory chemicals that may be toxic, caustic, or flammable. Moderate stress level. Numerous phone calls and interruptions. The task of this job involves exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently.
  • Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
    • Education: High School Diploma or GED. CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) certification or equivalent educational background or completion of Medical Assistant program.
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    • Experience: Computer skills, Medical Terminology preferred.
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    • EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
      Works with specimen collection devices including needles, syringes, and vacutainers. Uses centrifuge and basic laboratory tools. Good patient interaction skills.
  • Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
    • Certification by approved educational program required.



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