Cone Health

Clinic CMA, MedCenter for Women

ID
2021-6478
Location
Women's & Children's Center at Moses Cone Hospital
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Women's Hospital
Department : Name
WHG-UROGYN
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
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Certified Medical Assistant

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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Manages referrals to specialists for patients. 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.

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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.

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Prepares and inspects patients' charts: posts tests and examination

results. Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls, (including

giving test results) giving preference to patients in emergency situations.

Communicates patient condition, questions, and concerns to nursing

staff and physician in order to triage and respond to messages

appropriately.

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Provides accurate, complete, and timely documentation of all medical assistant procedures in the medical record.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent, Required

Medical assistant program preferred.

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

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

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

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), 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).

Must maintain current CPR certification and medical assistant certification without lapse.

PREFERRED

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