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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/29/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Other
Certified Medical Assistant
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Care Alliance Health Center | Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Medical Assistant m ust be motivated, and able to work in a fast-paced environment with a positive manner. Must have the ability to communicate and work with a general diverse population Assists the medical providers, adhering to the American Association of Medical Assistants Code of Ethics. Experienced with Electronic Medical Records (EPIC preferred). Bi-Lingual (Spanish) a plus.

Provisions of the AAMA Medical Assistant Code of Ethics:

  • Render services with full respect for the dignity of humanity.
  • Respect confidential information obtained through employment unless legally authorized or required by responsible performance of duty to divulge such information.
  • Uphold the honor and high principles of the profession and accept its disciplines.
  • Seek to continually improve the knowledge and skills of medical assistants for the benefit of patients and professional colleagues.
  • Participate in additional service activities aimed toward improving the health and well-being of the community.

Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant Diploma from an accredited school.
  • Medical Assistant Certification
  • 1-2 years' progressive experience in health care or other medical facility
  • Motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment with a positive manner.
  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population.
  • Commitment to the mission of Care Alliance Health Center.

Responsibilities:

Duties include preparation of exam rooms between patients, sterilize medical instruments and properly dispose of contaminated supplies, such as needles and syringes, in an effort to keep cross-contamination and disease spread to a minimum. They must practice universal precautions when dealing with bodily fluids to protect themselves, their patients, their co-workers and others. Collect demographic and health information.

  • Take accurate vital signs and weight.
  • Prepare patients to be seen by provider. Set up/clean rooms.
  • Collect and prepare lab specimens. Perform basic lab tests.
  • Administer medications/immunizations as directed by a provider.
  • Assist with medical exams, procedures.
  • Provide proper documentation in patient medical records.
  • Assist with referrals.
  • Assist with intake and discharge functions.
  • Keep clinic areas clean and organized to provide a safe environment.
  • Desk and phone responsibilities as needed.
  • Participate in community health programs.
  • Commitment to the mission of Care Alliance Health Center
  • Other duties assigned by the nurse or provider.

Typical Work Hours:

Full-time, 40 hours, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. May be exposed to hazardous conditions.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location