Full Job Description
Title: Medical Assistant, OB/GYN Old Town
Schedule: Full Time
Location: Alexandria, VA
High School Diploma
Completion Assistant (MA) educational program preferred but not required.
Certification in basic life support through the American Heart Association and knowledge of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard required.
Minimum 6 months of healthcare experience.
Phlebotomy skills preferred.
Ability to use a multi-line telephone system and computer program for data entry and retrieval. Understanding of medical terminology is required
CCMAs (Certified Clinical Medial Assistants), AAMAs (American Association of Medical Assistants) and/or MAs certified through the American Medical Technologies (AMT) are strongly preferred, but no longer required.
Qualified candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication ability, customer service skills, and telephone etiquette.
Must be able to perform in a high-pressure environment and have the ability to organize multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities.
Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Must present professionally, have a pleasant personality, and ability to communicate positively with patients and staff.
Members of our dedicated care team work directly with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to ensure the highest level of care to our patients. In many practices of our multispecialty Physician Group, our Medical Assistant Care Team members may also be asked to perform phlebotomy, prepare specimens for transport to labs, perform simple laboratory procedures, take vital signs, prepare patients for procedures, assist with patient flow, and provide general support for practice operations.
Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills are required as well as the desire to be part of a team that functions at the highest level.
We offer a highly competitive compensation package.
We promote a healthy work-life balance to include flexible working hours and offer a generous benefit package including health insurance, life, disability, 401K match, up to $5K annually in tuition reimbursement for those who qualify, and more.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
VHC Health is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years.
Achieved the Healthgrades 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. VHC Health is the only hospital in the Washington DC region and in the state of Virginia that has received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for 11 consecutive years.
Earned multiple Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality. VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction.
Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations).
VHC Health is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
VHC Health is a 453-bed, all-private room Hospital.
Living in Northern Virginia, one of the best places to live near D.C., you can have it all: a lucrative job at a forward-thinking company – plus access to the country’s greatest historical sites, a bustling café culture, active nightlife and concert going, a thriving wine region, seven professional sports teams, and a mild four-season climate with year-round kayaking, biking, and hiking. We offer some of the best public and private schools in the nation and access to 60 colleges and universities. In fact, we are the most educated region in the country. Here, there are no compromises. NOVA is one of the best places to live and work in the country.
Arlington is home to the Pentagon, and the Arlington National Cemetery.
Home to more than 100 U.S. and global corporate headquarters, including the 6th highest number of Fortune 500 companies.
Northern Virginia is one of the fastest growing and most diverse communities in the United States
Fairfax County has many of the highest ranking schools in the nation according to U.S. News and World Reports.
Arlington County also offers outstanding schools - about 94 percent of all graduating high school seniors in Arlington go on to attend college.
Two major airports with direct flights to 109 domestic and 60 international destinations.
Northern Virginia has many recreational and community amenities including: over 89 miles of biking/jogging trails, 167 public parks, approximately 14 community centers, 7 live stage theaters, 8 libraries, and 652 restaurants.
Minutes to the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Museums, Tyson’s Corner, and Wolftrap National Park for the Performing Arts
Whether you choose to live in Arlington County, Fairfax County, City of Alexandria or in any of the other great areas in the DC area, you will have little problem in finding a location that is right for you.
HOW TO APPLY?
Click the APPLY button, and you will be redirected to our website. Once you’re on the website, please complete our 2-step application process: 1. the online application and 2. the electronic talent assessment (multiple-choice questionnaire).