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Clinic CMA, Women's Hospital Clinics

Company: Cone Health
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The Certified Medical Assistant provides team based patient care as directed by the Physician. They provide support to nursing, lab, clerical, and Physician staff in order to facilitate positive patient outcomes. Clinical knowledge and skills relate to newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.Participation in a Clinical Orientation and Competency Evaluation, and ability to pass a Clinical Skills Assessment and Medication Administration test within ninety (90) days of hire, and within 3 attempts. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care as delegated by the MD and according to standard plans of care appropriate to the patient's condition, needs, and/or age and under the supervision of the MD/APP. Assists in collection of data including biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors. Enters data, such as vital signs and implements the plan of care as directed by the MD/APP. During patient office visit, implements protocols/standing orders based on patient complaint or reason for visit. Takes verbal orders from the provider and documents them appropriately. Performs 12-lead EKGs, select respiratory care procedures and other assigned patient care for which adequate training has been provided and for which competencies have been demonstrated. Instructs patient in collection of samples and tests.--------------------------------------------------Under the direction of supervising physicians, may administer oral and parenteral medications (except for IV) including immunizations, controlled substances, therapeutic injections, skin tests and treatments, and other treatment modalities according to specified policies and procedures and medical assisting standards. Documents all administrations accurately and in a timely manner. Completes prior authorizations for medications as needed and communicates physician prescriptions to pharmacies by phone and fax as needed.--------------------------------------------------Assists with the preparation of equipment, exam rooms, and laundry. Restocking examination areas as necessary. Cleaning rooms weekly. Demonstrates through knowledge and practice, principles of infection control and universal precautions, adherence to OSHA standards, JCAHO standards and Hazardous Material guidelines.--------------------------------------------------Manages referrals to specialists for patients. Obtains all appropriateprior authorization or pre certification for patients. Utilizes websites orpayer hotlines to verify if an authorization is required for any service.--------------------------------------------------Oversees appointment bookings, ensuring preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients. Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record.--------------------------------------------------Prepares and inspects patients' charts: posts tests and examinationresults. Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls, (includinggiving test results) giving preference to patients in emergency situations.Communicates patient condition, questions, and concerns to nursingstaff and physician in order to triage and respond to messagesappropriately.--------------------------------------------------Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record.-------------------------------------------------- Qualifications EDUCATION:High School Diploma or equivalent, RequiredMedical assistant program preferred. EXPERIENCE:2, Healthcare - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:REQUIREDBLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider Required:Current and active certification as a medical assistant by one of the following: American Associate of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Healthcareer Association (NHA), American Registry of Medical Assistants (RMA), National Healthcare Worker's Association (NHCWA), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), National Registry of Medical Assistants (NRMA).Must maintain current CPR certification and medical assistant certification without lapse.PREFERRED Responsibilities Provides direct patient care as delegated by the MD and according to standard plans of care appropriate to the patient's condition, needs, and/or age and under the supervision of the MD/APP. Assists in collection of data including biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors. Enters data, such as vital signs and implements the plan of care as directed by the MD/APP. During patient office visit, implements protocols/standing orders based on patient complaint or reason for visit. Takes verbal orders from the provider and documents them appropriately. Performs 12-lead EKGs, select respiratory care procedures and other assigned patient care for which adequate training has been provided and for which competencies have been demonstrated. Instructs patient in collection of samples and tests. -------------------------------------------------- Under the direction of supervising physicians, may administer oral and parenteral medications (except for IV) including immunizations, controlled substances, therapeutic injections, skin tests and treatments, and other treatment modalities according to specified policies and procedures and medical assisting standards. Documents all administrations accurately and in a timely manner. Completes prior authorizations for medications as needed and communicates physician prescriptions to pharmacies by phone and fax as needed. -------------------------------------------------- Assists with the preparation of equipment, exam rooms, and laundry. Restocking examination areas as necessary. Cleaning rooms weekly. Demonstrates through knowledge and practice, principles of infection control and universal precautions, adherence to OSHA standards, JCAHO standards and Hazardous Material guidelines. -------------------------------------------------- Manages referrals to specialists for patients. Obtains all appropriate prior authorization or pre certification for patients. Utilizes websites or payer hotlines to verify if an authorization is required for any service. -------------------------------------------------- Oversees appointment bookings, ensuring preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients. Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record. -------------------------------------------------- Prepares and inspects patients' charts: posts tests and examination results. Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls, (including giving test results) giving preference to patients in emergency situations. Communicates patient condition, questions, and concerns to nursing staff and physician in order to triage and respond to messages appropriately. -------------------------------------------------- Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record. --------------------------------------------------

Keywords: Cone Health, Greensboro , Clinic CMA, Women's Hospital Clinics, Healthcare , Greensboro, North Carolina

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