Certified Medical Assistant

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Job Title: Certified Medical AssistantJob Location: Morris Plains, NJJob Duration: 3-month contract from 04/15/2024 to 07/20/2024 with the possibility of extension!Schedule: 8 AM xe2x80x93 5 PM or 9 AM xe2x80x93 6 PMRequired Qualifications:Medical Assistant certification through AAMA, NCCT, AMT or NHA preferredPrior office experience requiredEpic experience preferredHigh School Diploma requiredOne year of experience is required. Pain Management experience a plusMinimum Degree Required: Completed High School (Diploma or GED)Roles and Responsibilities:Clinical: The CMA functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when determining competencies and performing clinical tasks during patient care. Some of these functions include initial patient assessments and obtaining patient medical histories. Specific to the Pain Center the assessment may include pain inventories, opioid risk assessments, and other chronic pain patient-specific assessments.The CMA administers medications and immunizations, obtains vital signs, maintains an inventory of appropriate supplies, ensures safe and efficient patient flow, tracks high-risk referrals and lab tests, facilitates safe transitions of care, organizes the practice environment to assure patient safety and quality health outcomes, and contributes to designated quality measures.Billing/Administrative: Assists physicians and clinical staff as requested with faxes, filing, phone calls, charts, documents, appropriate diagnostic ordering forms, etc. At the end of the day, review EPIC to verify that every scheduled patientxe2x80x99s chart has been completed. Communicates with insurance carriers to obtain authorizations for procedures and pharmaceuticals. Follows up on referrals. Handles patientxe2x80x99s requests for medical information, copies of medical records, refills, test results, etc. as instructed by the physician.Environment of Care: Consistently responds to patients/families courteously and positively. Abides by the HIPPA guidelines. Fosters a positive and pleasant work environment that promotes our shared values. During times of low census, the department will be asked to cross-cover in other departments.Authority/Decision-Making Level: Under the direction of a physician and clinical staff, takes appropriate clinical actions using available resources, to achieve positive outcomes for patients, visitors, and staff. Independently prioritizes daily tasks and assignments. Identifies and recommends opportunities for improvement to ensure patient safety and quality outcomes. Responds to urgent and unplanned situations appropriately.Required Knowledge: Familiarity with computer-based patient appointment scheduling, registration systems, and electronic medical records. Medical terminology is required. Familiarity with medication and vaccination administration.Required Skills: Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Effective time management and organizational skills. Effective clinical skills appropriate for the ambulatory care setting.#hczr1

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