Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

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Dedicated Nursing Associates, a medical staffing firm, has current openings for Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) in the West Jefferson, NC area. If you are experienced in providing quality care to those who need assistance, we want you on our team! With DNA, you choose where you want to work, when you want to work, and how often you want to work. Dedicated Nursing Associates offers employees the following benefits: Weekly pay Paid time off Referral bonus plan Medical and dental benefits 401k with match Flexible opportunities range from 40+ Hours per week, As Needed (PRN), Contract and Travel Assignment Occupational Summary: Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks under the direct supervision of a physician. Reports To: Physician Supervises: None Qualifications: Complete a Medical Assistant training program through an accredited/post-secondary school. Certified through the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Prepare patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and recording chief complaint. Document pain scores as appropriate. Report condition of patient which may be indicative of change in the patientxe2x80x99s condition to the clinician. Assist providers with exams and minor in office procedures and acts as chaperon as needed. Perform a variety of office-based testing and treatments related to patient care under the supervision of a clinician including but not limited to vision, hearing, and lifting tests. Collect and prepare specimens for laboratory testing including phlebotomy. Use universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times and personal protective equipment as needed. Coordinate and manage patient care including pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions, and scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital, and other ancillary medical treatments and tests. Responsible for communicating test results to patient. Act as a resource to clinician in order to provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in accordance with established policies and procedures or as directed. Assist nursing staff and provider in surveillance programs. Provide clerical support with patient/client notification and documentation. Perform surveillance programs to include but not limited to complete medical records including labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records, and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provide complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient encounter in a timely fashion. Maintain a clean, functional environment including cleaning and disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfect equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following sterilization procedures. Follow manufacturerxe2x80x99s recommendations and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Perform basic maintenance of equipment and coordinate needed maintenance for prompt repairs. Order supplies and stock patient care areas. Monitor inventory including medications/injectables and immunizations, i.e., expired medications/equipment, recalls and patient tracking. Develop and maintain effective communication mechanism with all external and internal customers. Exemplify service orientation and the team concept in all contacts. Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through clinical process. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear assessing/communicating with patients and staff. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Occasionally, the employee is required to reach into meal cart, into linen cart, and to make beds. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract of employment and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time for any reason. Job Types: Contract, PRN, Per diem Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Work setting: In-person Application Question(s): What is the best email address to reach you at? Work Location: In person

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