Certified/Registered Medical Assistant CMA/RMA

Carle Health View Company Profile

Department: HRHC-Milford Entity: Champaign-Urbana Service Area Job Category: Patient Care Employment Type: Full – Time Job ID: 42190 Experience Required: None Education Required: HS Diploma/GED Shift: Day Location: Milford, IL Usual Schedule: M-F 830a- 5p On Call Requirements: No Work Location: Carle Milford Weekend Requirements: No Holiday Requirements: No Position Summary: $500 Sign on Bonus Available!!! (external candidates only) We will consider candidates that are not certified or registered as medical assistant. The Certified Medical Assistant / Registered Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and patient care support duties in a medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures that the office runs smoothly. Qualifications: EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS H.S. Diploma/GED CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) From one of the following certifying bodies: National Health Career Association (NHA), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), American Medical Technologists (AMT), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), American Allied Health (AAH) or the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) upon hire or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) From one of the following certifying bodies: American Medical Technologies (AMT) or the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA). In addition, this certification requires: Successful completion of a Registered/Certified Medical Assistant (RMA/CMA) program or equivalent. upon hire and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS None Specified SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Capacity to learn and retain information. Strong customer service skills. Compassion and caring in dealing with others. Ability to operate office equipment. Proficiency in basic computer skills. Essential Functions: Rooming patients: Collecting pertinent information regarding the patient’s chief complaint, family history, social history, surgical history, and medication reconciliation upon arrival for a patient visit. Telephone Interactions: As directed, completing necessary telephone communications with patients, families, pharmacies, and/or other health care facilities. Gathering information and maintaining patient information via telephone per department specific processes and policies. Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, patient check in or check out, prior authorizations, scheduling appointments, verification of benefits, and coordination of referrals and testing. Office procedures as directed and per department specific competencies. May perform procedures such as urine catheterizations, bladder scanning, suture or staple removal, application or removal of casts at the direction of a provider, reading results of negative TB skin tests or steering patient to the care of a department nurse when TB screening appears to have indications of a positive read, and other diagnostic testing at the point of care. Provide patient with written instructions regarding procedures, medications, or follow up instructions at the direction of the provider. CMA staff may retrieve and provide condition specific education from the internet, internal website, or printed materials per the provider directions and orders. Administer medications per the provider order. Provide assistance with prescription medication refills per department protocols. Call medications into pharmacies, notify patients of refills, and documents actions within the EMR per provider orders. Maintain department specific competencies related to point of care testing, equipment handling, and specialty training. Prepares patients for provider visit including vital signs, patient history, setting up exam supplies and conducting vision screenings. Performs point of care testing such as urine dips, rapid strep screens, EKG and oxygen saturation testing to include placing orders and inputting results. Administers certain injections, nebulizer treatments, ear lavages and oral medications under provider orders. Manages medication refills per nursing protocol including contacting patients when due for office visits and lab work. Performs insurance prior authorizations for diagnostic tests as well as placing orders for studies done by external providers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: human.resources@carle.com. Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top