Certified Medical Assistant

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Description: Job Title: Certified Medicine Assistant – UP Family Medicine – Flowood Job Summary: To perform routine administrative and clinical duties to ensure orderly, efficient office operations and to assist staff with the examination and treatment of patients within university physicians. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and medical terminology. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff. Verbal and written communication skills. Record management and accounting skills. Ability to collect, record, and maintain data. Responsibilities Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks; checks in patients, obtains patient medical histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts, and assists with medical examinations. Performs routine specialized procedures such as venipuncture, catheterization, and sterile dressing changes in accordance with established protocols. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens for analysis. Arranges examining room instruments and equipment; sterilizes medical instruments; disposes contaminated supplies; maintains stocks of medicines and medical supplies. Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established guidelines. Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, verifying demographic and insurance information, scheduling appointments, and performing billing and bookkeeping. Practices safety, environmental, and infection control methods. Performs other duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Demands Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, frequent kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more) Requirements: Education & Experience Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: One of the below nationally recognized Medical Assistant credentials:Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT)Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Association of Medical Personnel (AAMP)Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA)Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) by National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP)Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Allied Health (AAH)

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