Medical Assistant Orientation

Dear Medical Assistant,
Welcome to the St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System. Your application for initial appointment has been approved and now you are required to complete a formal orientation. To get started, please review the online orientation packet by clicking on the links below and reading the documents prior to coming to your orientation meeting in the Medical Staff Office. Please print and complete the “Orientation Checklist”, “Orientation Self-Test”, and the “Medical Staff Personnel/New Hire Form (if applicable)” and bring these items along with any questions you may have to the orientation meeting. Once again, we welcome you and look forward to working with you at St. Joseph’s/Candler.

I. General Information
Quick Reference Telephone Guide
• Maps of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Candler Hospital

II. Governing Documents specific to Medical Assistants 
(LPN, RN, RNFA, CRNA, AA, CST, CFA, CSA, CDA, CCP, CNM, CNS, COA, MP, Path A, PA, NP)
Joint Credentialing Manual
Joint Rules & Regulations
Job Description and Scope of Practice for PA/NP

III. Medical Records
Medical Record Policy (HIPPA)

DO NOT USE abbreviations
Dictation Guide


IV. Hospital Department Information
Clinical Care Coordination
 Health Sciences Library

V. Mission Services
Spiritual Care

VI. Medical Staff Policies
Code of Conduct.Professional Behavior
Physician’s Parking
Physician’s Lounge

VII. Hospital Policies
Confidentiality of Patient/Business Information
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act for Treatment and Transfer of Individuals seeking Emergency Treatment (EMTALA/COBRA)
Infection Control Guidelines
Abuse and Neglect
Care of the Pediatric/Adolescent Patient
Medical Waste Identification & Management
Surgical Fire Safety
Code of Conduct.Administrative
 
VIII. Hospital Safety
Emergency Codes
Neptune Waste Management System Training

Please print and complete the following documents and bring these with you to the orientation meeting.

Orientation Forms for provider to complete 

 



 

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Campus: 11705 Mercy Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419, (p) 912-819-4100
  • Candler Hospital Campus: 5353 Reynolds St., Savannah, GA 31405, (p) 912-819-6000
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St.Joseph's Hospital Campus: 912-819-4100

Candler Hospital Campus: 912-819-6000