TITLE: Certified Medical Assistant (includes CMA, RMA & LPN)
REPORTS TO: Clinic Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time
Performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a medical provider. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
We offer excellent employee medical, dental, vision insurance programs, Life Insurance and LTD, as well as a great 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
Pay is dependent upon experience and skills and is competitive for the area.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you meet the qualifications and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume, with salary expectations, and desired work location(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
· Enters orders into the electronic medical records per credentialing guidelines.
· Show patients to examination room and prepare them for the physician.
· Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
· Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
· Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
· Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, and physicians’ instructions to patients.
· Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.
· Obtain authorization for drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
· Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
· Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
· Schedule appointments for patients.
· Change dressings on wounds.
· Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic.
· Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests and/or admission.
· Perform general office duties such as answering telephones, taking dictation and completing insurance forms.
· Inventory and order medical, lab, and office supplies and equipment.
· Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
· Set up medical laboratory equipment.
· May perform other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Due to the nature of the work environment the employee is required to follow safety procedures for each designated area. The physical demands also include frequent use of hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
· CMA, RMA or LPN
· Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures within specialty area.
· Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
· Credentialed for medical necessity.