Certified Medical Assistant


Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

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

Job Description

SUMMARY: Responsibilities are drawing blood from patients to include interviewing and preparing the patient for the blood draw as well as labeling and testing the blood sample. Responsible for routine medical attention to patients with work performed under the general supervision of an attending Physician or Nurse Practitioner. Provides prescribed medical treatment, personal care services, and prevention education to patients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet patients and answer telephones
  • Records patient’s medical history and vital signs and prepares patients for examination. Assist physician or nurse practitioner during examinations, instruct patients about medications and special diets.
  • Cleans and dresses wounds
  • Collect samples, such as urine, blood, and specimens from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests.
  • Observes patient and reports adverse reactions of medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge
  • Practice proper patient identification
  • Label vials with patient names and dates
  • Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient
  • Centrifuge blood samples
  • Administer Covid-19 testing
  • Assist with the Covid-19 Drive Thru Testing Sites
  • Expect to work with a large number of patients varying in age and health status
  • Keep your phlebotomy cart or station well-organized at all times
  • Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment
  • Administers specified medications, orally or by subcutaneous or intramuscular injections, and notes time and amount on patient charts.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of clinical area.
  • Sterilizes equipment and supplies, inventories and requisitions supplies.
  • Arranging examining rooms, instruments, and equipment and generally keeping examining rooms neat and clean.
  • Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
  • Assists in patient intake, eligibility determination, scheduling appointments, data entry, billing, payment collection, Medicaid referral authorizations, and patient follow-up.
  • Handle clinical and administrative correspondence.
  • Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of patient records.
  • Perform basic diagnostic x-rays.
  • Expedite outside contractual assignments.
  • Perform all lab testing for the organization.
  • Facilitate training for both students and new employees on lab procedures.
  • Maintains the Bio-Hazard program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program: Certification required

Pediatric experience a plus

OB/GYN experience a plus

Minimum of 2 years working experience under the Medical Assistant certification

Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience working in a lab, preferred

Clinical and administrative skills necessary to ensure excellent patient care and the smooth, efficient operation of the office

A valid Alabama Driver’s license and insurable driving record as travel will be required between our 6 clinical sites.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Ob/Gyn
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees and patients safe, temperature checks are done before you enter our clinics, face masks are provided for all, hand sanitizer is readily available, PPE is provided for testing, and etc.

  • All employees must be fully vaccinated and be able to provide documentation. 

Experience:

  • Certified Medical Assistant: 2 years (Required)

License/Certification:

 

Work Location: Multiple Locations


 
Job Requirements
Pediatric experience a plus

OB/GYN experience a plus

Minimum of 2 years working experience under the Medical Assistant certification

Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience working in a lab, preferred

Clinical and administrative skills necessary to ensure excellent patient care and the smooth, efficient operation of the office

A valid Alabama Driver’s license and insurable driving record as travel will be required between our 6 clinical sites.