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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Harford Gastroenterology Associates
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The successful candidate will have 2-3 years of experience assisting partner clinicians in ambulatory, physician practice setting. - Specific job duties include:

  • Performs clinical and administrative duties in an Ambulatory setting consistent with policies and procedures.
  • Works under the supervision of a physician and performs data collection, venipuncture, laboratory testing, patient follow up, and assisting providers with patient exams.
  • This position documents, as appropriate, in the medical records and supports optimal patient flow. QUALIFICATIONS Education: High school graduation or equivalent; completion of an approved Medical Assistant program. Experience: 1-3 years experience working in an ambulatory care medical office, preferably in a paperless environment; minimum of externship in a medical or ambulatory health setting. 2 years back office medical experience strongly preferred. License/Certification:
    • CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) by the American Association of Medical Assistants or
    • RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) through the American Medical Technologists or equivalent within 6 months from hire date;
    • CPR Certification. Skills:
      • Ability to type 40 words per minute; basic computer skills; excellent verbal /written communication and customer service skills.
      • Clinical competency as verified during the initial 180 day orientation period and annually thereafter.
      • Computer and Electronic Medical Record skills and ability to function in a variable clinical setting. JOB DESCRIPTION: You are responsible for the following: -
        • Collecting patient information.
        • Obtain and record patient's vital signs: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height.
        • Report assessment findings to practitioner and records on appropriate documentation forms in a timely manner.
        • Perform chart review prior to clinic visit to obtain historical data.
        • Monitor patient status recognizing and reporting abnormal findings or changes in condition.
        • Perform delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner according to Clinical Practice Policy and Procedures.
        • Identify patient's need for additional information, and refer to appropriate healthcare resources.
        • Complete all relevant tasks in regards to prescription refills; fax pharmacies, follow up with patient and pharmacies.
        • Always close the loop by providing the service requested by the patient in a timely manner that is well documented in the patient record. This includes documentation of all telephone requests as well as updating clinical records.
        • Perform other duties as Contact: Jeanne Gayle at 443.643.4724. - Harford Gastroenterology Associates is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Harford Gastroenterology Associates, Baltimore , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Abingdon, Maryland

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