Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Variable
Reports to the Practice Manager and under the clinical supervision and direction of a Physician provides specific clinical care to designated patients. Takes and records vital signs and weight/height. Performs hearing and vision screening evaluations. Performs phlebotomy, and obtains nasopharyngeal and other specimens for testing. Administers vaccines and medications, including antibiotics, as directed by the physician according to policy and procedure. Maintains the clinical and exam areas. Documents test results on medical record. Answers basic health care questions via phone for parents using pre-approved guidelines. Performs other assigned tasks to promote efficient Practice operation and contribute to the provision of quality patient care. Assists with filing and appointment scheduling as needed and as time permits.
Must be a graduate of an accredited high school. Must be a Medical Assistant with certification preferred or equivalent education, training, or experience including paramedics, EMT or military training. Must be able to work as part of a team and interact with people in a friendly, supportive manner at all times. Must have or obtain BLS certification.