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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA, RMA, EMT considered)-Various Departments

Job ID 10547969 Date posted 01/15/2019

Essential Job functions:

  • Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow.
  • Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.
  • Answers the telephone in an appropriate manner. Directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.
  • Schedules appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines.
  • Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies.
  • Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.
  • Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.
  • Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.
  • Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures.
  • Accurately documents allergies in EHR.
  • Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital.
  • Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.
  • Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.

General Job Functions:

  • Responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.
  • Other duties as required.

Environmental Risks:

  • Chemicals, Chemotherapy and Fumes
  • Loud noises
  • Vibration
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Confined spaces
  • Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen
  • Magnetic fields
  • Radiation
  • Sharps
  • Latex

Blood-borne Pathogens:

  • Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin, or tissue specimens
  • Contact with patients or patient specimens are possible
  • Unplanned or unexpected exposure.
Job Requirements

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • High School Graduate /GED recipient or diploma from vocational or technical school. Associate Degree preferred.
  • Medical Assistant Certification Required: Please be advised that all SHM Medical Assistants are required to obtain and maintain MA Certification. Optional Certifications accepted are: CMA, RMA, EMT, AMET, or Paramedic (active State of Oregon license) required.
  • BLS certification.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to deal with difficult personalities.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Basic proficiency in computer use.
  • Knowledge of medical office and terminology preferred.
  • Experience with patient care equipment preferred.

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Pushing and pulling, taking frequency into consideration.
  • Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency into consideration.
  • Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.
  • Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers.
    • Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reaching +
    • Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).

Travel:

  • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed.

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