Clinic Certified Med Asst

Cone Health Published: April 15, 2018
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LOCATION:  Allergy and Asthma Center of NC - Greensboro, AAA-ALLERGY AND ASTHMA GSO
CITY:  Greensboro  

JOB DETAILS:
Exempt: No
FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
Schedule:  M-F
On Call:  NO

JOB SUMMARY:

The Certified Medical Assistant provides team based patient care as directed by the Physician. They provide support to nursing, lab, clerical, and Physician staff in order to facilitate positive patient outcomes. Clinical knowledge and skills relate to newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
**Participation in a Clinical Orientation and Competency Evaluation, and ability to pass a Clinical Skills Assessment and Medication Administration test within ninety (90) days of hire, and within 3 attempts.**

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent  Required  

Diploma/Certificate in Medical Assistant Program preferred. 


EXPERIENCE:

2  Healthcare - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)  Preferred 

Preferred: Physician Office Experience                     

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-REQUIRED:

BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS

Required:

Current and active certification as a medical assistant by one of the following: American Associate of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), or National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:

Provides direct patient care as delegated by the MD and according to standard plans of care appropriate to the patient's condition, needs, and/or age and under the supervision of the MD/APP. Assists in collection of data including biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors. Enters data, such as vital signs and implements the plan of care as directed by the MD/APP. During patient office visit, implements protocols/standing orders based on patient complaint or reason for visit. Takes verbal orders from the provider and documents them appropriately. Performs 12-lead EKGs, select respiratory care procedures and other assigned patient care for which adequate training has been provided and for which competencies have been demonstrated. Instructs patient in collection of samples and tests. 25   %    

Under the direction of supervising physicians, may administer oral and parenteral medications (except for IV) including immunizations, controlled substances, therapeutic injections, skin tests and treatments, and other treatment modalities according to specified policies and procedures and medical assisting standards. Documents all administrations accurately and in a timely manner. Completes prior authorizations for medications as needed and communicates physician prescriptions to pharmacies by phone and fax as needed. 25   %    

Huddles with the provider and care team members prior to clinic to complete pre-visit preparation. Initiates and reinforces patient teaching from plan determined by the MD/APP, including the discharge summary/AVS. Assists with scheduling patient appointments, tests, admissions and follow-through with physician orders. Obtains all appropriate prior authorization or pre-certification for patients. Utilizes websites or payer hotlines to verify if an authorization is required for any service. Carries out referral orders to other specialty offices, performing required documentation and coordination. Coordinates tests with schedulers, pre-certification staff, and patients and their families. 20   %    

Oversees appointment bookings, ensuring preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients. Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record. 10   %    

Assists with the preparation of equipment, exam rooms, and laundry. Restocking examination areas as necessary. Cleaning rooms weekly. Demonstrates through knowledge and practice, principles of infection control and universal precautions, adherence to OSHA standards, JCAHO standards and Hazardous Material guidelines. 20   % 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

ABOUT CONE HEALTH:
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.  Extraordinary patient care is about being “high-touch” as well as “high-tech”. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community.  Additionally, as one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and more than 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline – “The Network for Exceptional Care” – highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.  

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