Cone Health

CMA, Cone Health Family Medicine Center

ID
2021-5833
Location
Cone Health Family Medicine Center
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Cone Health Medical Group
Department : Name
MHC-Family Practice Center
Category
PATIENT CARE
Position Sub-Category
CMA
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Certified Medical Assistant
Sign-On Bonus for Eligible Candidates
$2500 sign on bonus for eligible candidates

Overview

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.**

Responsibilities


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 under the supervision of the MD/APP. Assists in collection of data including biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors. Enters all data, including vital signs and patient responses to mandatory nursing assessment criteria questions into EMR. Implements the plan of care as directed by the MD/APP: 1) During patient office visit, implements protocols/standing orders based on patient complaint or reason for visit. 2) Takes verbal orders from the provider and documents them appropriately. 3) Performs 12-lead EKGs. 4) Performs select respiratory care procedures. 5) Performs other assigned patient care for which adequate training has been provided and for which competencies have been demonstrated. 6) Documents performance of interventions and patient's response to those interventions into the EMR patient record.

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Under the direction of supervising physicians, may administer oral and parenteral medications (except for IV) including immunizations, controlled substances, and other treatment modalities according to specified policies and procedures and 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.

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Participates in identifying patient problems, patient and family goals, and developing the plan of care. Huddles with the provider and care team members prior to clinic to complete pre-visit preparation. Communicates effectiveness of interventions to the MD/APP and participates in evaluation of patient care outcomes. Identifies variances in the plan of care and proposes modifications for review by the MD/APP. Initiates and reinforces patient teaching from plan determined by the MD/NP, including the discharge summary/AVS and documents this teaching in the EMR. 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.

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Participates in Quality Improvement activities as designated by the clinic Medical director or coordinated by clinic physicians and/or administration. Collects data to monitor quality and effectiveness of patient care. Uses results of quality improvement activities to identify opportunities to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. Participates in ongoing clinical/professional educational activities. Participates in review of current evidence-based practices to improve and promote continual development of knowledge. Serves as a preceptor and/or resource for new and less experienced staff, students, and physicians. Collaborates with clinic interdisciplinary team members on a regular basis to optimize patient outcomes.

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Actively participates in department and shared governance team meetings and projects. Completes a self-evaluation and provides required documentation by the department timeline. Seeks constructive feedback regarding his/her own practice and uses this feedback to make practice changes. Achieves goals identified during performance appraisal. Participates in peer review as appropriate.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent, Required

Also required: completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program

Preferred: completion of a nationally accredited Medical Assisting Program post high school diploma

EXPERIENCE:
1 year, Healthcare - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Preferred

Completed accredited Medical Assisting Program competencies and clinical experience hours of practi, Required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

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), National Healthcareer Association (NHA), American Registry of Medical Assistants (RMA), National Healthcare Worker's Association (NHCWA), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), National Registry of Medical Assistants (NRMA).

PREFERRED

CMA-AAMA | CMA Certified by AAMA

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