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Medical Assistant - North Canton

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital

Canton, OH 44701
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About Us

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 800,000 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.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. 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: Day Job

Mon - Fri 830a-5p

Position Summary :
Obtains Outpatient laboratory specimens by venipuncture as well as finger and heel punctures to include special procedure such as Blood Culture or Glucose Tolerance. Also obtains nasopharyngeal specimens (NPH) and throat cultures specimens. Preps patient to collect urine specimen. Places Lab orders into LIS in accordance with required procedures. Performs Glucometer Testing. Assists Radiology Imaging Technologists with patient transport, positioning, preps, processing of imaging CR plates, and other general support duties as required.

Hours: 8:30a-5p Mon - Fri

Position will work independently out of our North Canton Office


High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant and/or Phlebotomy Program (or minimum of one year Phlebotomy experience) preferred. Background in medical terminology. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills required. Prior experience with Hospital Information Systems and knowledge of Lab Test Ordering/Radiology Procedures preferred. BLS required.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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