Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute View Company Profile

Job Description: The medical assistant helps patients by providing clinical assistance in the office Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. The medical assistant prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment. The medical assistant supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; taking electrocardiograms. Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions The medical assistant completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt. The medical assistant maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential. Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. The medical assistant enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Skills/Qualifications: Clinical Skills, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Hospital Environment, Procedural Skills, Documentation Skills, Verbal Communication, Inventory Control, Planning, Dependability, Medical Teamwork, EHR experience (eClinicalWorks EHR experience is preferred) Must be able to assist front office with high volume calls and patient scheduling Job Type: Full-time Contact: email your resume to Michelle Banks at mbanks@firstcoastcardio.com

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