Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Cardiology

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Job description JOB SUMMARY Medical Assistants assist the provider in all aspects of running an efficient and professional practice. The medical assistant provides assistance with patient care, prepares for patient visits, assists provider with procedures/tests and is responsible for individually assigned back office duties. The medical assistant is responsible for keeping exam rooms clean and stocked. The medical assistant provides back up for the front office as needed, demonstrates initiative, flexibility in assisting other team members as needed, and is a highly organized and detail-oriented professional. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) 1. Provides Patient Care includes but is not limited to: xc2xb7 Pre-Loading Charts: Research charts for each upcoming appointment, prepare all medical records as desired by physician and load test results and appropriate hospital information into patient charts xc2xb7 Rooming Patients: Vital signs (heart rate, blood pressure), height and weight. Completion of the office note to the desired specifications of the provider. Updating medication list. Understanding patient symptoms. Maintaining patient flow patient to ensure an efficient day for the physicians. xc2xb7 Pharmacy requests and prescription refills: Research chart, determine appropriate refills based on providersxe2x80x99 notes, and electronic filing if appropriate. xc2xb7 Cardiac Monitors: understand machinery; prepare, operate and create EMR document for cardiac monitor encounters[CG1]. 2. Patient Communication, includes but is not limited to: xc2xb7 Prioritize patient/visitor/employee questions, requests, complaints, and compliments.[CG2] xc2xb7 Demonstrates appropriate discretion and judgment when handling sensitive and confidential information. xc2xb7 Answers multiple telephone lines using defined etiquette standards; route calls and messages. xc2xb7 Maintains constant attention to Provider Voicemail, answering questions and routing patients appropriately. xc2xb7 Ability to relay physicianxe2x80x99s instructions clearly to patients and families over the phone and in person. xc2xb7 Ability to clearly explain cardiac tests/procedures instructions to patients. xc2xb7 Acts as back up to front office scheduling team as needed. 3. Administrative Physician Practice Management, includes but is not limited to: xc2xb7 Organizes medical records and retrieves information as necessary. xc2xb7 Assist Medical Records department as needed. xc2xb7 Assist physicians with rescheduling patients as needed. xc2xb7 Assist physicians with conducting research trials as needed. Assist Scheduling team with creating, validating and mailing recalls for patients. 4. Equipment, Supplies and Work Environment, includes but is not limited to: xc2xb7 Maintains clean, stocked exam rooms. xc2xb7 Maintains mediation sample cupboard. xc2xb7 Alerts supervisors and staff about needed supplies. QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS/REQUIREMENTS Education Background: xc2xb7 High school diploma or GED equivalent. xc2xb7 Some college coursework preferred. xc2xb7 Medical Assistant Program. Licensure, Registration, Certification: xc2xb7 State of Washington, Medical Assistant xe2x80x93 Certified (Current). xc2xb7 State of Washington xe2x80x93 Registered (Current). xc2xb7 BLS Certification required. Work Experience xc2xb7 Minimum of two yearsxe2x80x99 experience in a health care setting as Medical Assistant Certified employee; preferred NOT required. Special Training/Skills: xc2xb7 Microsoft application skills: Word, Excel and Outlook. xc2xb7 Data entry skills required. xc2xb7 Excellent customer service skills. xc2xb7 Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and accuracy. xc2xb7 Knowledge of medical terminology. xc2xb7 Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. xc2xb7 Ability & experience performing EKG tests. Physical Abilities xc2xb7 Ability to sit for up to four hours at a time. Able to operate a computer. Safely maneuver patients and supplies. xc2xb7 Physical Demand Level: Medium xc2xb7 In an 8-hour workday, must be able to- xc2xb7 Lift / Carry o 20 to 50 pounds occasionally o 10 to 25 pounds frequently o up to 10 pounds constantly xc2xb7 As required, must be able to: o Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders o Push and Pull o Perform fine motor functions o Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff. NOTES The job description is representative of work performed by this position and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be expected to perform other duties that are related, similar, or a logical extension, as assigned. All employees are expected to meet organizational expectations. Some positions also have xe2x80x9cskill and competency checklistsxe2x80x9d, available from the manager, which define tasks and performance levels in more detail. Job Type:Full-time Benefits: xc2xb7 401(k) xc2xb7 401(k) matching xc2xb7 Dental insurance xc2xb7 Disability insurance xc2xb7 Free parking xc2xb7 Health insurance xc2xb7 Life insurance xc2xb7 Paid time off xc2xb7 Parental leave xc2xb7 Retirement plan xc2xb7 Vision insurance Medical specialties:Cardiology Schedule: xc2xb7 8 hour shift xc2xb7 Monday to Friday xc2xb7 No weekends Pay rate: xc2xb7 $24.00 – $27.00 per/hour COVID-19 considerations: xc2xb7 After an initial period of training, there may be options for flexible work from home hours. Work Location: In person [CG1]Rewording this section to make it more concise. [CG2]Changing the wording to avoid the word Triage. I think we can remove this point as the others below should cover Patient communication. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $24.00 – $27.00 per hour Expected hours: 40 per week Benefits: Disability insurance Retirement plan Medical specialties: Cardiology Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday No nights No weekends Work setting: Clinic In-person Work Location: In person

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