Certified Medical Assistant – HOPD Cancer Clinic

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Hello, Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application: Provide all of your employment history, education, and licenses/certifications/registrations. You will be unable to modify your application after you have submitted it. You must meet all of the job requirements at the time of submitting the application. You can only apply one time to a job requisition. Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process. Applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. After you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if your application is among the most highly qualified. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to individually respond to all applicants. You may check the status of your application via your Candidate Profile. Thank you, Human Resources Important Applications Instructions: Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/ license. You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted. Job Requisition ID: R00035718 Job Category: Allied Health Organization: Cancer Clinic-Clinical Staff and Sickle Cell Clinic Location/s: Jackson Medical Mall Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant – HOPD Cancer Clinic Job Summary: To perform routine administrative and clinical duties to ensure orderly, efficient office operations and to assist staff with the examination and treatment of patients within university physicians. Education & Experience Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: One of the below nationally recognized Medical Assistant credentials: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Association of Medical Personnel (AAMP) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) by National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Allied Health (AAH) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and medical terminology. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff. Verbal and written communication skills. Record management and accounting skills. Ability to collect, record, and maintain data. Responsibilities Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks; checks in patients, obtains patient medical histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts, and assists with medical examinations. Performs routine specialized procedures such as venipuncture, catheterization, and sterile dressing changes in accordance with established protocols. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens for analysis. Arranges examining room instruments and equipment; sterilizes medical instruments; disposes contaminated supplies; maintains stocks of medicines and medical supplies. Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established guidelines. Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, verifying demographic and insurance information, scheduling appointments, and performing billing and bookkeeping. Practices safety, environmental, and infection control methods. Performs other duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Demands Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, frequent kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more) Time Type: Full time FLSA Designation/Job Exempt: No Pay Class: Hourly FTE %: 100 Work Shift: Day Benefits Eligibility: Benefits Eligible Grant Funded: No Job Posting Date: 04/12/2024 Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):

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