Certified Medical Assistant - Urgent Care Center
Company: Physicians East, P.A.
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job DescriptionJob Title: Certified Medical Assistant - Clinical
Coordinator IDepartment: Endocrinology, WH SmithFLSA Status:
Non-exemptAbout usPhysicians East, P.A.is a team of skilled
healthcare professionals united to meet the challenge of delivering
quality, cost-efficient, comprehensive healthcare to the people of
Eastern North Carolina.Location & commitmentsFull Time/Part
Time/Temporary/Supplemental roles based at our Greenville location,
Monday-Friday, 7:30a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Early and late hours required.
Overtime may be required to ensure patients are taken care of,
tasks are completed, and calls are returned in a timely manner.
Weekend work is rare but can occasionally be necessary.Supervision
Received: Reports to Clinical Supervisor; Operations or Clinical
Manager; Director of Operations.Supervision Exercised: None.Typical
Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion including
handling and lifting patients, manual and dexterity and eye-hand
coordination. Involves standing and walking. Occasionally lifts and
carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires normal visual
acuity and hearing. Requires exposure to bodily fluids.Typical
Working Conditions:Frequent exposure to communicable diseases,
toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions
common to a clinic environment.About the roleThe Certified Medical
Assistant works interdependently with other medical professionals
to provide quality health care to a high volume of patients.
Medical Assistants provide direct patient care for and treat
patients in the office, as directed by Physician, Advanced Practice
Provider, Registered Nurse, or Supervising
Manager.Responsibilities: (This list may not include all the duties
- Provider's assistant in the daily clinic assisting providers
during office visits and in-office procedures as needed. Services
include but are limited to:
- Prepping exam rooms for clinical procedures and assisting
practitioners with patient care.
- Perform accurate measurement of vital signs, including
orthostatic blood pressure, temperature, pulse, body weight,
height, and complete appropriate health history questions.
- Record medications, allergies, pertinent lab work, pharmacy,
and PCP (Primary Care Provider) in the EMR
- Wound Care/Dressing Changes
- Patient Education
- Injection Administration
- Immunization Management
- Prior Authorizations
- Population Health and care gap closure
- Download Glucose Monitors
- Preparing and administering medications under the direction of
- Follow standing orders as directed by department policies
(i.e., UA, Flu, Strep tests).
- Administer PO medications under direct supervision of the
- Orders, stocks, and maintains exam rooms and clinic areas.
- Notify patients of lab results.
- Assist patients by answering phone calls and refilling
medications at the direction of the physician.
- Make referrals to other departments and clinics to coordinate
- Disinfect exam rooms between patients.
- Under clinical supervision, performs delegated procedures
common to the specialty area in a safe, effective manner according
to Policy and Procedures.Other duties:
- Maintains patient confidentially.
- Keep management informed of high-risk situations.
- Demonstrate appropriate use in cleaning of equipment.
- Practice infection control, following OSHA guidelines and
- Maintain Medical Assistant certification and or
recertification. If not certified at the time of employment, you
will have 90 days to complete certification or employment will be
- Maintain CPR certification.
- Attend fire safety classes, clinical meetings, compliance, and
other continuing education classes as offered by Physicians
- Adheres to department and office policies.Candidate
- Graduate of an accredited associate degree Medical Assistant
program and current certification through AAMA, NHA, RMA or similar
organization is required. Prior healthcare giver experience
- Experience in electronic medical records (EMR/HER) software
- Professional demeanor and recognition of privacy considerations
for patients and families.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to
communicate and interact professionally with others.
- Ability to actively listen.
- Ability to observe and to draft a narrative account of events
accurately and cogently, in grammatically correct English.
- Ability to spell, proofread and edit written text.Affirmative
Action/EEO statementPhysicians East, P.A.is an equal opportunity
employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or
employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion,
creed, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and
gender identity, which includes status as a transgender
individual), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, past,
current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic
information (including family medical history), physical or mental
disability, or other legally protected status. Reasonable
accommodation will be made for persons with disabilities during the
application process and/or at the time of employment. Requests for
accommodation should be made to the Human Resources Department as
early as possible in the application/employment process. Contact HR
Office at 252-413-6368 or email
email@example.comDisclaimerPlease note this job
description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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