Certified Medical Assistant


Chadds Ford, PA 19342
United States

Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $15 To $18.97
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Chadds Ford, PA, US, 19342   
Job Type: 

Req ID: 26598

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Performs routine delegated clinical patient care supportive duties in the health system medical practice. Assists medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures efficient office operations. Must be willing to rotate if needed to other Care Network sites within the designated cluster.

Job Responsibilities
  • Greet patients, answer telephones, and provides customer service to the patients. Provides administrative support; Updates and files patient medical records, schedules appointments, arranges for laboratory services, and performs other administrative duties as directed.
  • Records vital signs and pain screens. Notifies the registered nurse or physician when vital signs or pain screen are out of range. Identify patients in distress and notify appropriate care team.
  • ·Prepares patients for exams and procedures effectively. Explains basic treatment procedures to patients according to policy. Assists physician during examination and procedures. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and phlebotomy according to health system standards. Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises within POCT standards, maintains refrigerator and QC logs.
  • Prepares, administers and documents medications and immunizations as ordered by provider
  • Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician consistent with the CMAs education, training, scope of practice and experience and within state medical practice.
Job Requirements

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


CPR (90 days)

CMA, RMA, NCMA, or CCMA

AAMA (CMA), American Medical Technologist (RMA), National Center for Competency: National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), or National Allied Health Test Registry: Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)


Required Education and Experience


Required Education: High School/GED. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic




Preferred Experience: One year of healthcare-related work experience.


Additional Technical Requirements

•Knowledge of exam, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
•Ability to maintain quality control standards
•Ability to read, understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.
•Ability to react and communicate clearly, calmly and effectively.
• Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.
•Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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