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Medical Assistant 1 – Chattahoochee County

Medical Assistant 1
Full-Time Unclassified Position

POSTING DATE: December 6, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 13, 2018

Pay Grade: E District Entry/Hiring Salary: $23,609.28/year
Maximum Hiring Salary: $26,914.56/year
* Salary based on education and experience *

LOCATION: Chattahoochee County Health Department
213 McNaughton Street, Cusseta, GA 31805

DUTIES: Under direct supervision, this position will provide support services for both front and back office. Clinical duties include, taking and recording vital signs and limited medical histories, collecting pertinent lab specimens and packaging/shipping lab specimens daily, preparing patients for examinations. Clerical duties include, working the front desk to perform patient intake, scheduling/rescheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, and billing and coding for insurance. Supports routine administrative functions for the department, to include, but not limited to, answering phones, filing, copying, faxing, scanning, emailing, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Vocational/Technical degree in medical assisting from an accredited college OR High School diploma or GED AND one year of related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One or more years of healthcare related experience. Certification from one of four approved agencies; the American Association of Medical Assistants, the American Medical Technologists, the National Center for Competency Testing or the National Healthcare Association.

This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks

All Applicant’s Must Apply At: www.dph.georgia.gov  Click on “About DPH” and then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.