Certified Medical Assistant

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Overview Mountain Management Services and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:On-site childcare with extended hoursCare@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramAdditional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities Responsibilities Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures. Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider. Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration. May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGxe2x80x99s. Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing. Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician. Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol. Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider. Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s). Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required. Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights. Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s). Qualifications Education: High school diploma or equivalent required Completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course preferred Licensure/Certifications: Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable. Active American Heart Association BLS within 30 days of hire date Experience: 2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred Electronic health record experience preferred #HelloMedicalAssistants Pay Range $16.26 – $22.36 /hour

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