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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Opening 

Job Description: The medical assistant helps patients by providing clinical assistance in the office

    • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
    • The medical assistant prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment
    • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
    • The medical assistant supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; taking electrocardiograms.
    • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions
    • The medical assistant completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results
    • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
    • The medical assistant maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
    • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
    • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
    • The medical assistant enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Skills/Qualifications: Clinical Skills, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Hospital Environment, Procedural Skills, Documentation Skills, Verbal Communication, Inventory Control, Planning, Dependability, Medical Teamwork, EHR experience (eClinicalWorks EHR experience is preferred)
    • Must be able to assist front office with high volume calls and patient scheduling

Job Type: Full-time

Contact: email your resume to Michelle Banks at mbanks@firstcoastcardio.com

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