Certified Medical Assistant
Requirements to Apply:
High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program with RCMA or CMA Credentials.
Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a provider. Assists the patients during their visit to the clinic and obtains all clinical information that provider requires to complete visit.
- Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
- Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
- Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the MA’s scope of practice
- Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers
- Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures
- Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
- Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising physician
- Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising physician
- Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures
- Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
- Participates in patient care conferences
- Communicates in a clear and concise manner to medical staff.
- Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
- Documentation meets current standards and policies
- Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
- Treat patient and families with respect and dignity
- Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
- Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly
- All other duties as assigned