Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Commonwealth Dermatology View Company Profile

Summary/Objective: Assist physician(s) with patient examination and treatment. Responsible for patient histories, routine lab procedures, collection and preparation of specimens for transport to lab. Handle appropriate patient phone calls. Take patient histories, chief complaint, update medications and allergies in Electronic Medical Records (EMR-eClincalWorks). Assist the physician with documentation of the patient visit in the EMR. Proficiency in typing, sporadic 10-key. Prepare patients for examination. Procedure set up for for biopsies, excisions, or other procedures as indicated. Set up patient for surgery including prepping area, draping with sterile drapes, setting up sterile tray with anesthesia and preparing instruments. Scrub in as assistant to surgeon. Hand instruments and cut suture, keep operative area clean and organized. Assist physician with other in-office surgical procedures. Perform sterile dressing applications, suture removal, wound care, blood pressure, other appropriate procedures. Give certain medications, injections under physician supervision. Instruct patients regarding preparation for tests. Create lab forms in the EMR. Schedule appointments with other specialists. Record/maintain laboratory data in patient charts. Notify patients with lab results when appropriate. Promptly call back patient messages and prescription refills daily. Collect and process specimens and perform certain in-house lab tests. Monitor the quality of surgical and diagnostic equipment. Maintain general appearance and cleanliness of exam rooms. Prepare/replenish supplies. Maintain inventory and reports to supervisor concerning needed supplies. Receive and organize the handling of medication samples. Dispose of contaminated, disposable items in appropriate biohazard containers. Complies with office policies pertaining to OSHA, CLIA and HIPAA Federal standards. Perform other tasks as requested by coordinator, practice manager or physician. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour Expected hours: 38 xe2x80x93 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Medical specialties: Dermatology Schedule: Monday to Friday Work setting: In-person Office Education: High school or equivalent (Required) Experience: EMR systems: 1 year (Required) Medical office: 1 year (Required) License/Certification: BLS Certification (Preferred) Certified Medical Assistant (Required) Work Location: In person

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