Medical Assistant - CMA / RMA
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Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the office services. Conveys a positive image of medical office.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complies with all HIPAA and OSHA regulations and policies.
Provides basic patient care as ordered.
Promotes wellness by providing education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.
Maintains examination rooms including cleaning exam/procedure rooms between patient visits. Stocks necessary supplies (medical and radiologic) as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols.
Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.
Skill in appropriate assessment and assistance techniques.
Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.
Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
Ability to communicate clearly.
Ability to project a pleasant and professional image.
Ability to plan, prioritize and complete delegated tasks.
Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, co-workers, patients and patients' families.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma, some college preferred.
Graduate of medical assisting program preferred.
Minimum of one year work experience in public contact job, preferably medical office environment.
Maintains CPR certification
Certified or Registered Medical Assistant certification required
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Northern Ohio Medical Specialists