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Certified Medical Assistant

Job ID 11917112 Date posted 05/16/2019

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care, and procedures.

Essential Job functions:

  • Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow.
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.
  • 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.
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining all supplies as assigned.
  • Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.
  • Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.
  • Understands and performs within scope of practice.
  • 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.
  • Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.
  • Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.
  • Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.
  • Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.
  • Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment, troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly
  • Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital
  • Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.
  • Provide scribing services.

General Job Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • High School Graduate/GED / equivalent work or Vocational / Technical School / Diploma, required. Associate Degree's preferred.
  • 0-1 year related work experience required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred.
  • Medical Assistant certification, required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or within 30 days of hire, required
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, required
  • Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, required
  • Basic proficiency in computer use, required
  • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed, required

Physical Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking). 

Environmental Risks:

  • Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen
  • Combative Patients / Visitors

 Travel:

  • Travel to satellite locations as needed

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