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CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Position Type:Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period:80
Primary Location:GA > CHICKAMAUGA

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the health
care provider, Medical Assistant II is responsible for the delivery of patient
care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately
performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records
weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by
established clinical protocols.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general patient care by following established
    standards and procedures.
  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care
    provider.
  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited
    to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug
    allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from
    patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via
    oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant
    administration.
  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to
    EKG s.
  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up
    to ensure completion of testing.
  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and
    plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain
    equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of
    contaminated items according to protocol.
  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination
    results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns
    to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed
    as required.
  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient
    privacy rights.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager,
    MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course
    required

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
    certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if
    applicable.
  • Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course
    or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if
    applicable.
  • May require specialized training such as Non-Certified
    Radiologic Technician (NCT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support
    (ACLS) required.

Experience:

  • 2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • Electronic health record experience preferred

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization
    values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all
    times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
  • Reverence:
    Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping
    relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we
    hold in trust all that has been given to us.
  • Integrity:Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis
    of trustworthiness.
  • Compassion:Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys,
    rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
  • Excellence:Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards
    to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data
    at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific
    safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team
    members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts
    effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the
    broader health care community.

Catholic
Health Initiatives and itsorganizations
are Equal Opportunity Employers

NOTICE

This position requires a criminal
background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information
about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.



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