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Medical Assistant

Company: Concord Hospital
Location: Concord
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Summary Reporting to the Clinical Leader or Clinical Manager, and under the direction and supervision of the providers, assists in the examination and treatment of patients, has expert clinical competency for CMA/RMA role, has expert skills in immunization administration, treatments and surgical procedures, and is able to independently perform specific treatments and procedures under the direction of a provider. Has expert competency and skills in primary care, surgical or medical specialty practice to support MA role requirements. Serves as mentor to others in skill and practice of medical assisting. In addition, may be involved in other areas of medical office support including clerical, environmental and organizational. Education Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program with minimum of one year of related experience and/or training in similar medical practice/field; OR successful completion of a Licensed Nursing Assistant program or Military medical training with at least four years of experience. Additional specialized training specific to the role and practice. Certification, Registration & Licensure Certification (CMA) or registration (RMA) highly recommended and obtained as soon as eligible. Specialty certification recommended, if applicable. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification or Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers. Experience Minimum of one year experience in medical office practice required. Responsibilities - Demonstrates expert clinical skill in MA practice. Expert skills in and independently performs specific treatments and procedures under the direction of a provider. - Interviews patients in the exam room, obtaining and documenting information relevant to patient care. - Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients, including stocking and cleaning. - Assists provider by preparing patients for physical examinations and by assisting with procedures. - Follows telephone screening guidelines for answering the phone; identifies patient's health problem or concern and directs calls. - Consistently schedules patient appointments and referrals demonstrating understanding of scheduling guidelines and patient needs. Reason for appointment is clearly documented. - Cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization. - Uses software (EMR, e-mail, registries, portal, etc.) following established protocols for documentation, responding to requests, and initiating appropriate tests and orders. - Maintains clinical expertise in practice specific competencies. Performs job specific requirements and other duties as assigned. Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. EEO is the LAW Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link above to find out more. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources at ************. Physical and Work Requirements The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is LIGHT. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit and walk. The employee is occasionally required to bend, climb, do repetitive motion, kneel, and perform activities that require fine motor skills, reach, smell, squat, and stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne pathogens, blood borne pathogens, and bodily fluids. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Concord Hospital, New England , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Concord, Northeast

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