At a glance
Location: US-NC-Bryson City
Posted: 10/16/2021
Closing: 11/15/2021
Degree: High School
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Medical Assistant - Swain Family Care - $3,000 sign on
Swain Community Hospital
Job description
Swain Community Hospital

$3,000 Sign-on Bonus for Medical Assistants. A 2-year commitment period is required.  The Bonus payout occurs over the 2-year period.

The function of this position is to work alongside and assist Providers in the treatment of patients.

Assists Providers with preparation and information documentation for the patient’s visit including obtaining vitals, medical history and other pertinent information from the patient.  Prepares exam rooms for patients.  Assists Providers with procedures as directed by the Provider.  Assists with collection of lab samples.  Gives injections, administers meds, and provides wound care as ordered by Provider.  Documents all care and education in medical record.  

Swain Family Care is located inside Swain Community Hospital and associated with Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC.

Job requirements

The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.

A.    Education:  High school diploma or GED.  Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, or Licensed Practical Nurses will be considered for this position.  Will consider individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.  License/certification is not required for this position.
B.    Work experience:  Prefer two years experience working as a medical assistant in a physician’s office.
C.    Knowledge, skills and abilities required:  Must have the ability to work independently, have strong oral skills, good basic math skills and be computer literate.  
D.    Life Safety: American Heart Association BLS certification (CPR) maintained.

Extended periods of walking, standing, bending and stooping may be required.  Ability to hear clearly and have visual acuity necessary for computer use.  Ability to do repetitive work, keyboarding and writing.  Ability to lift 25 pounds.  

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.