Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in providing clinical care to select patients under the supervision of the professional nurse or licensed medical practitioner and provides clerical office assistance. HealthcarePrepares exam room, treatment room, supplies and instruments.Prepares patients for physician visit and examination assisting as directed.Takes patient’s vital signs and records in medical chart.Understands proper function and care of special equipment.Performs EKG, PFT, Audiometry, Titmus Test as indicated after a performance evaluation checklist completion. Also performs UDS, BAT, Phlebotomy, and other lab testing as indicated after performance evaluation checklist completion.Maintains records by completing patient records as directed; file record and reports.Assists with collections/billing procedures as needed.Uses computer software to maintain office systems. Identifies and responds to issues of confidentiality.Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).Other duties and/or projects as assigned.High School diploma or equivalent such as a GED. Education Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.Experience with scheduling appointments- Required. Experience with insurance verification and prior authorization- Required. Excellent communication skillsAbility to interact effectively and in a supportive manner with varying populationsAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentKnowledge of computerized processes and data entry procedures RECEPTION/ADMINISTRATIONSECRETARIALMEDICAL TERMINOLOGYEPIC CMA-NHA (National Healthcareer Association) CMA-NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) CMA-AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) RMA-AMT (American Medical Technologists) RMA-NAHP (National Association for Health Professionals) AMCA (American Medical Certification Association) NCMA (National Certification Medical Association)INDNJ#ZRNJPA

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