Certified Medical Assistant

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Bristow, VA, US

Certified Medical AssistantJob Code: NU1278$3,000 Sign on Bonus!xc2xa0ABOUT USWe are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know – and making connections with – our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people’s lives every day.xc2xa0JOB TYPEClassification: NonexemptSupervises Positions: Noxc2xa0JOB SUMMARYAs a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people’s lives every day.To coordinate and assist the provider to ensure safe quality/cost effective service and care for the people within the practice population.Patient Care: Provides assessment, evaluation, and management of patients.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Participates in the collection of patient data as needed.xc2xa0 Determines nursing care needs through recognition of relationships between data gathered and a patient’s health status and treatment regimen.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Identifies relevant resources based on necessity and availability.xc2xa0Communication: Communicates information to others responsible for or involved in the care of the patient.xc2xa0 Participates in dialogue with the patient/chosen support system to identify the individualized care plan.xc2xa0 Consistently utilizes appropriate communication tools such as Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, and Question (SBARQ) when communicating within the interdisciplinary team and when handing off patient care.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Documents appropriate information in a timely manner.xc2xa0Teamwork: Participates as part of the interdisciplinary care team in planning individualized care.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Collaborates with the registered nurse to consider ongoing modification of care plan based on patient’s needs, capabilities, and condition.xc2xa0The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.xc2xa0QUALIFICATIONSEducation: High School Diploma or GED Required.xc2xa0Experience:xc2xa0Previous work in a medical office preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.Licensure: Current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) credentials or must be obtained within 6 months of date of hire through a recognized national professional association such as: AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) AMT (American Medical Technologists)xc2xa0 ARMA (American Registry of Medical Assistants) NAHP (The National Association of Healthcare Professions) NHA (National Healthcare Association)Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department specific skills validation and competency testing.Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: N/Axc2xa0PHYSICAL DEMANDSPhysical Demand Code: 17A, Medical Technician, Other TechsWork Function/Activity: Medium to Heavy Physical DemandThe job requires constant sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive body movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 100 lbs. occasionally. For any weight over 35 lbs. use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.xc2xa0OTHER May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes On call responsibilities as directed: Yes Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes

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