CMA/CCMA/RMA Outpatient Clinic - Harrisonburg Pediatrics **SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED**
Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Harrisonburg, VA
Offering a competitive sign on bonus to the hired candidate. Please discuss with the hiring manager or recruiter for more details.
Medical Assistants provide clinical support, assist with administrative tasks, and provide general support in an ambulatory setting under the direction or supervision of the patient's physician or LIP/RN designee in accordance with policy, procedure and competency to promote patient health and wellness. Duties may include patient care, vital signs, assisting licensed health care professionals, performing various laboratory tests, quality control indicators, and clinical intake. This position requires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.

Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Assists in assuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patients.
  • Assists with data collection for physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Completes standardized rooming and performs clinical intake, data collection, and documentation.
  • As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides clinical support to licensed healthcare professionals during examinations and procedures. Clinical support services include but are not limited to preparing laboratory specimens, performing testing (i.e. point of care testing, CLIA waived testing ECG/EKG, spirometry, venipuncture/phlebotomy, specimen collection, etc.), appropriate cleaning and sterilization of instruments/equipment and rooms, disposing of contaminated supplies, performing wound care, administering medications.
  • Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments to support patient needs, the interdisciplinary team, and operational efficiency.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the Health Care Provider (HCP).
  • Reinforces patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient through approved educational materials or written instructions.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Document and capture charges for clinical support services rendered within the patient visit.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities. As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides administrative support to licensed healthcare professionals. Administrative support services include but are not limited to draft letters and/or assist with completion of forms, facilitate scheduling, pend medication refills, assist with coverage of in basket messaging, assist with clinic/chart prep.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care. Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANT:

  • Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is or Military Medical Specialist with twenty-four months experience and eligible for certification or registration.
  • Experience:

  • preferred, not required.
  • Licensure:

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), the AMT (American Medical Technologists), NAHP (The National Association of Healthcare Professions), the ARMA (American Registry of Medical Assistants), or the NHA (National Healthcare Association). Credentials must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification is required with hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

General busy clinical environment. The incumbent will be working in a office and patient examination room and is required to help move patients when needed and standing during portions of the physical examination. Physical activity required would include the ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50 pounds, and would involve standing for prolonged periods of time, as well as frequently bending/stooping and walking. Physical hazards include potential exposure to body fluids and associated pathogens/infectious disease, as well as potential exposure to chemicals. pathogens/infectious disease, as well as potential exposure to chemicals.


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