Certified Medical Assistant

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: December 31, 2020

Organization: Laurens Family Medicine

Location: Laurens

City: Laurens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful completion of an Accredited Medical Assistant Program
  • 6 months of Medical Assistant experience

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Assoc of Medical Assistants   OR
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from the American Medical Technologists  (Lawson Code NCMA
    • One year of experience preferred
    • IV Therapy Certification preferred
    • Electronic medical record experience preferred
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Job Description:

Job Summary

Gathers and documents medical data from the patient and presents to the provider in patient's presence. APCA will create a written medical record based on the verbal and physical interaction of the medical provider with the patient. Performs assigned patient care and related administrative duties under the direct supervision of the physician(s). Performs a variety of office/clerical duties as assigned by the practice manager. The APCA must have required EMR training and be proficient in the referral, lab/diagnostic ordering process to include the physician documentation process and requirements

Accountabilities

  • Perform clinical, technical, administrative, and clerical duties as directed by the physician and within the scope of training and certification, including physician administrative data input and point of care testing.
  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms. Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, sterilizing instruments as needed. 
  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment.  Obtain and record patients' chief complaints, current medications, vital signs, pain screening and allergies, medical and social histories. Obtain and report critical lab values and other diagnostic results to the physician.
  • Prepare and administer medications and immunizations as ordered by the physician, including p.o., vaginal and rectal suppositories, intradermal injection, subcutaneous injection and intramuscular injection. Perform procedures such as ECGs, nebulizer treatments, pulmonary function testing, pulse oximetry, and vision testing. Apply splints, casts, dressings and remove sutures as directed.
  • Patient Education: Teach patient and provide printed information, on physician request, about diagnosis, self-care within the scope of assigned duties, health promotion, disease prevention, and community healthcare resources. Patient education must be documented in the medical record. Acts as liaison between the patient and provider.
  • Remain in the exam room with the provider to: assist with examinations, tests, and in office procedures. Document physician findings in patient's record as a scribe in the presence of the provider. This may include all aspects of the physician documentation such as HPI, ROS, exam findings, procedures, physician consultation, department course, assessment and plan, office charge capture, and discharge/admission instructions. The APCA may be required to present findings to the patient and physician and edit any part of the note as directed by the provider during the examination.
  • Manage clinically-related telephone calls on behalf of the patient being mindful to capture all needed information to expedite response. Transmit physician medication orders to pharmacy, as governed by state law. Complete medical insurance and other related forms for physician review.  Communicate as needed with the patient, referral source, and payor between visits.  Complete patient registration, scheduling, and billing tasks,and perform general office/clerical duties as assigned. Schedule tests and treatments, as ordered by the physician.
  • Assist the clinical team with patient quality measures and activities such as the daily huddle, weekly rounding, and data capture of all necessary quality elements to support PCMH, Meaningful Use, MIPS etc…
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and participate in ongoing process improvement activities.  Promote team spirit with co-worker. Assist provider with evaluation of clinical processes for quality and efficiency. Act as a liaison between the physician and the patient.
Schedule:
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Application Process:
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Employer Address:

106 Parkview Dr
Laurens, SC 29360
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.