Certified Medical Assistant


West Palm Beach, FL
United States

Manages Others
No
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 JOB SUMMARY
 
Certified Medical Assistant to assist physician with the daily operations of the physician’s office. Maintains efficient patient flow and assists with patient care, i.e. exams, procedures and patient education under the direction and supervision of a physician. Performs triage, monitors and records vitals of all visiting patients. Ensures medical documentation of office visits. Assist with Office and scheduling coordinator in their absence (if necessary).
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
1. Assist physician with the daily operations of the physician’s office
2. Maintains efficient patient flow and assists with patient care, i.e. exams, procedures and patient education under the direction and supervision of a physician
3. Performs triage, monitors and records vitals of all visiting patients
4. Perform EKG and Phlebotomy, as applicable
5. Ensures medical documentation of office visits
6. Ensures that all contacts with patients, the public, physicians and other personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, helpful and considerate manner.
 
Job Requirements
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
 High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Graduate from Medical Assistant program required
 At least 1 year of experience in a Medical Setting, preferable in a Physician Practice
 Medical Assistant Certification must be obtained within three (3) months of hire date, through one of the following; National Healthcare Association (NHA), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologist (AMT), National Center for Competency Training (NCCT), or the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA)
 Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider required
 EMR/EHR experience preferred, NextGen or Athena experience preferred
 Proficiency in a windows environment with a working knowledge of Word, Outlook, and the Internet is required
 Ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and employees
 Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in a complex, matrix environment