CMA, Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement, full time (M-F) primarily in Greensboro but, must have the ability to travel to Asheboro practice when needed.
Needs attention to details and good organization skills. Be able to work and communicate well with all providers and clinical staff. Will room patients while obtaining vitals, medical history and reconciling medications. Clean rooms in between patients and end of day. Monitor clinical phone pool, fielding calls prior to MD and PA-Cs, returning patient call as needed. Referrals for MRIs and Physical Therapy as needed. Schedule surgeries when surgery scheduler is out of office. Precert surgeries and assist with disability forms as needed. Assist providers with any other needs throughout the day. The CMA, under direct supervision of the Medical Physician, assists in the appropriate elements of administrative and clinical responsibilities within the scope of the Certified Medical Assistant's training.
Education and Experience
Minimum of a High School Diploma (or equivalent) plus graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program. Associate Degree in Medical Assisting preferred. In addition, must have obtained certification (through testing) as noted below.
1-Current Medical Assistant certification from one of the following is required: CMA from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), CCMA from National Health career Association (NHA), NCMA from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or RMA from American Medical Technologists (AMT).
2-Also required, American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) may be required within one year in select areas.
1. Complies with the Medical Center mission, vision, and values as well as the philosophy of the Department of Nursing and Service line standards in caring for patients.
2. Performs various clerical duties such as answering the phone, data entry, transcription, charge entry, and processing insurance forms. Maintains office supplies, facilities, and equipment.
3. Schedules new, return, and procedure appointments applicable to the specific clinic setting. May also include scheduling hospital admissions and/or surgery cases.
4. Assists medical staff with preparation, examination, and procedure to include performing patient history interview/screening to obtain personal data and chief complaint, documentation for records, and vital signs. Performs telephone and in-person screenings.
5. Sets up, cleans, restocks, and prepares examination rooms. Prepares equipment, autoclave, sterilizer, and maintain treatment areas.
6. Collects and processes specimens for diagnostic testing according to policy.
7. Performs screening tests such as EKGs, hearing tests, vision tests and pulmonary testing (peak flow and pulse oximetry).
8. Prepares and administers oral and parenteral medications and vaccines as directed by the physician. May call or e-prescribe prescriptions as directed. Maintains medication and immunization records.
9. Complies with Medical Center Infection Prevention policies to manage infectious materials using aseptic techniques, sanitization, chemical disinfection, surgical asepsis, and correct handling of biohazardous materials.
10. Documents all patient care delivered in the medical record according to medical center policy.
11. Performs and maintains competency for point of care testing as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH Point of Care policies and with applicable state and federal regulations.
12. Performs other related duties incidental to work described herein.
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