Gifford Medical Center is seeking a Medical Assistant to work in our Surgical Services department. This is a unique opportunity to work in a spectacular setting at a rural, financially stable, non-profit hospital with a progressive philosophy, supportive administrative team and advanced technology.
The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing patient care and teaching according to recognized nursing techniques and AORN standards, in conjunction with physician orders. Nursing care is delivered to in-patient and out-patient surgical patients in a variety of surgical specialties. Delivers high quality patient education regarding the preoperative, perioperative and postoperative phases of the patient's surgical experience. Must have the ability to take initiative, multitask, and prioritize. Candidate will be working in podiatry primarily, but must be able to float within the unit to other specialties when needed.
The successful candidate will have strong time management skills and must be able to communicate in a positive, professional, and helpful manner. Current MA certification by the State of Vermont, and current BCLS certification required. This position is 40 hours per week and includes benefits. EOE