Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical duties under the supervision of a physician or physician assistant.  Medical assistants work as part of the healthcare team to facilitate the unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

Medical Assistant: Includes, but not limited to: 

  • Greet patients and obtain up-to-date personal, confidential information and medical history. 
  • Perform a variety of assisting and servicing activities, both with the patients and to help maintain the area. 
  • Receiving phone calls, process messages as appropriate, scheduling appointments, managing specialty referrals and billing. 
  • Prepare and maintain patient medical records to ensure all pertinent information is up-to-date prior to and following physician’s visit and file appropriately. 
  • Understanding and utilization of paper or electronic medical records. 
  • Maintain organized and efficient office, monitor and track quality and safety data of office equipment.
  • Provide patient education, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, assisting with procedures.
  • Ensure exam rooms are stocked and cleaned, supplies adequate, instruments and medical equipment are maintained per facility policy. 
  • Transmitting prescription information and refills as directed. 
  • Assist physician and physician assistant in exam rooms as indicated, obtain vital signs with appropriate documentation in patient’s chart, provide patient support.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years recent working experience as a medical assistant (not including clinical rotations/internships/externships) 
  • Current BLS Card
  • Current TB Screen
  • Valid Identification/Driver's License
  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process

Current Certification Required for Certified Medical Assistants (at least one):

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - American Association of Medical Assistants
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) - American Medical Technologists
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) - National Center for Competency Testing
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) - National Healthcare Association
  • Podiatric Medical Assistant, Certified (PMAC) - The American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) - The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology 

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