Certified Medical Assistant - Day Shift
Danville, VA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description
Danville PP - Primary Care Clinics

Sign on Bonus: $5,000

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.

Where We Are:

From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.

Why Choose Us:

* Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

* Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

* Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

* Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

* Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

* And much more...

Position Summary:

Sovah Health in Danville, VA. is seeking a Full Time Medical Assistant for our Clinic. The MA:

* Provides clinical support to patients in the primary care clinic under the supervision of the physician.

* Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.

* Performs decentralized testing; office procedures; monitors refrigerator temperatures; Orders supplies and maintains stock; conducts patient assessments; administers injections and immunizations; completes forms as requested or needed; and accesses computer for patient reports.

* Provides continuity and coordination of care in the outpatient setting.

* Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.

* Maintains drug sample closet; assists with hazardous waste management.

* Conducts filing.

* Conducts call back follow-ups.

* Assists with phone calls including calling in prescriptions.


Minimum Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Skills

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately.
  • Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate the following equipment: Pulse Ox, Ear Syringe, Cryosurgery instruments, EKG Machine, Suture/Staple Removal, Nebulizer, Crash Cart, Portable O2 tank, Assist with minor surgery.
  • Knowledge and skills to provide age-appropriate care to patients.


  • Certified Medical Assistant Certificate or Registered Medical Assistant required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required.

Minimum Work Experience

  • Experience working in a medical office preferred.

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Danville 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.

ociation required.

Job Nursing/Medical Assistant
Primary Location Virginia-Danville
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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