The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for working interdependently with other health care professionals to provide quality health care to patients. The Certified Medical Assistant is educated and trained to perform both clinical and administrative skills in the medical care environment.
Enters orders into the electronic medical record (CROWN) system or prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician.
Manages and assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Op Reports, test results, homecare forms) ensure information is completed and filed appropriately.
Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies
Check schedules and organize patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc
Assists physicians with various procedures such as cystoscopies, and biopsies in an outpatient setting. Must be able to record vital signs, and relay instructions to patients and or families; answer calls and provides pertinent information
Prepare patients for examinations and performing routine screening tests. Should be able to perform venipuncture and perform various lab tests.
Working knowledge of OSHA standards including disposal of biohazard waste
Education: High School Diploma, Medical Assisting Certificate, AAMA Certification required.
Experience: Completed MA and RDMS externship with minimum of five months of experience.