Certified Medical Assistant - Urgent Care at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/21/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Date Posted:
    10/21/2021
  • Job ID:
    21031948
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Certified Medical Assistant Back Office Floater – AdventHealth Gordon

Location Address: Calhoun, Ga

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

  • Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
  • Co-workers that feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - (3) 12 hr Shifts

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Places the patients in the examining room ensuring they are as comfortable as possible.  

  • Performs EHR intake entry by going over medication lists, allergies, and other pertinent information required by the provider.   Obtains vital signs, secures complaint, and enters the information into patient’s electronic medical record.  Follows current Meaningful Use regulations in regard to “Computerized Order Procedure Entry”.

  • Assists Physicians/Providers with examination and treatment of patient and is always accessible to them.
  • Assists physicians and/or PA/CNP in office surgeries using appropriate sterile procedure guidelines to ensure non-contamination of sterile field.   Sets up procedure equipment and/or appropriate procedure/surgical instrument tray.

  • Performs phlebotomy and laboratory tests as required by the physicians or physician assistants and in accordance to state and federal regulations, including CLIA.  Routinely reviews all policies and procedures regarding CLIA Waived testing.  Passes all quality assurance protocols at directed by the CLIA, via the assigned Lab Director for the clinic in coordination with hospital lab services and quality control requirements.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Use of Computers, telephone, fax machine, copier, stethoscope, EKG machine, pulse oximeter, oxygen devices, wheelchairs, stretchers, scales, glucose monitor, and other patient care equipment necessary to perform required duties as appropriate to the scope of the practice.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and graduation from a vocational or other technical school with training or apprenticeship.

• BLS/CPR certification is required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

• Minimum six (6) months customer service experience in medical office. Proficiency must be attained via on-the-job training, and orientation, within 3 months.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

• Certification as medical assistant required through CMS recognized certification organization such the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT)

• BLS/CPR certification is required.

Job Summary:

The Certified Medical Assistant works under the direct supervision of the physician, mid-level licensed provider, and in cooperation with other office staff in assisting with safe and effective patient care in compliance with established standards and protocols of Gordon Physicians Group, Gordon Hospital, and Adventist Health Systems’ goals and objectives.

The back office floater works in various practices across the medical group and is responsible for supporting primary care as well as specialty providers.

Responsible for routine back office functions including the maintenance of patient flow, exam room preparation and turnover, bringing patients back to exam room, taking and recording basic medical history, and assisting the physicians and/or nurse as needed.

Responsible for retrieving, routing, and assisting with provider/nurse messages in regard to patient telephone calls, messages, and call backs; appointment scheduling; and prescription refills as directed by the physician and/or provider.

Additional responsibilities include clinical compliance in sterilization techniques, sample medication oversight and compliance, OSHA requirements, and any other compliance standards required within the clinical realm of the practice. 


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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