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Medical Assistant 1 or 2 (Sumter County)


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

Full-Time Unclassified Position

PAY GRADE: E or F District Entry/Hiring Salary: $31,470.18/year
Salary is based on education and experience

LOCATION: District Clinical Services, Sumter County Health Department, 1607 North MLK Jr. Blvd., Suite B, Americus, Georgia 31719

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will be housed in the Sumter County Health Department. Will perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the physician on duty. Administrative duties will include, but are not limited to, answering the telephone, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance coverage, and copying/faxing/mailing documents. Clinical duties will include taking and recording vital signs, drawing blood, collecting specimen, and preparing them for transport, preparing patients for exam, and assisting the physician and nurse practitioner when needed. Travel to satellite offices will be expected. *Experience in Phlebotomy preferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Medical Assistant 1: Vocational/Technical degree in medical assisting from an accredited college OR High School diploma or GED AND one year of related experience.
Medical Assistant 2: Vocational/Technical degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited college AND one (1) year of related experience OR High School diploma or GED AND two (2) years of related experience.

All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact the Human Resources office at 706-321-6127.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT: Click on “About DPH” then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.

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