Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

 
Company Info

Kenosha Community Health Center

625-57th Street, Kenosha, WI 53140
Kenosha, WI, United States

Phone: 1-262-764-3612
Web Site: www.kenoshachc.org

Company Profile


Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)


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Job ID:

3193

Location:

Kenosha, WI, United States 

Category:

Health Care Services

Salary:

$10.75 per hour
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Job Views:

9

Zip Code:

53140

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time

Posted:

06.17.2017
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Job Description:

~~POSITION SUMMARY
Title:   Medical Assistant
Reports to:  Medical Support Staff Manager
Status:   Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
The Medical Assistant will perform delegated clinical, clerical, and administrative duties within the supervising physician's scope of practice consistent with the MA's education, training, and experience. Such duties shall not constitute the practice of medicine. The physician supervision shall be active and continuous, but shall not necessarily require the physical presence of the supervising physician at the time and place that the services are rendered

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Achieve Results
• Ability to gather clinical data In compliance with PCMH and MU standards
• Enter orders into EMR
• Maintains documentation in clinic record to ensure accurate tracking of the patient medical treatment
• Prepares and Administers Medication and Immunizations
• Schedules/Informs Patients regarding procedures
• Follows procedure for handling various specimens/cultures
• Follows pain Management protocols
• Performs/ Assists with wound care
• Locates and uses equipment required for providing patient care
• Prepares and assists with procedures
Operational Excellence
• Demonstrate excellence in customer service.
• Demonstrate excellence in HIPAA compliance.
• Demonstrate excellence with System Access Accountability
Relationships
• Develop and maintain favorable internal relationships, partnerships with co-workers, including managers, providers and support staff.
Stewardship and Professionalism
• Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all times.
• Uphold and insure compliance and attention to all corporate policies and procedures as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.
PRIMARY TASKS AND DUTIES
• Prepare examination room and all needed equipment for each patient restocking as needed
• Assist physician with patient examinations, treatments and minor surgery
• Open sterile packs maintaining sterile asepsis
• Clean, disinfect instruments and supplies
• Maintain safety practices in all areas and procedures
• Put on sterile gloves using proper technique/proper hand washing technique
• Dispose of contaminated materials
• Take and record vital signs, allergies, and subjective findings (i.e. blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration, height, weight and head circumference)
• Prepare sterile field for minor office procedures
• Maintain timely flow of patients
• Greets patients and Prepares  and drape patient for examination and/or treatment
• Take and record an infant’s height, weight, and head circumference
• Preparing packaging for sterilization and use of autoclave
• Give injections, immunizations, allergy, etc.
• Perform TB tests
• Perform EKG test
• Perform ear wash
• Perform dressing changes
• Perform suture removal
• Assist in collection of specimens
• Prepare the specimens for shipping
• Perform simple routine laboratory procedures, such as urinalysis and simple blood tests and cultures
• Perform visual acuity tests
• Assist with audiometric testing
• Document accurately according to PCMH and MU standards
• Participate in quality management
• Check sample drugs for outdates
• Participates in CLIA and OSHA compliance and monitoring
• Maintains clinical facility integrity and cleanliness

SECONDARY TASKS AND DUTIES
Perform other related duties as required, which include but are not limited to:
• Work on KCHC Quality Collaborative, as needed.  
•  Assist in training new staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/KEY COMPETENCIES
• Understand procedure and diagnosis coding
• Ability to give instructions to patients as instructed by doctor
• Keep medical records in accordance to procedures and forms
• Follow principles of medical ethics for medical assistant, and maintain patient confidentiality
• Recognize and use medical terminology
• Display teamwork skills
• Skill in taking vital signs

POSTION REQUIREMENTS
Education
• Graduate from a Medical Assistant Program
• Obtain CMA status within 6 months upon hire
• Maintain Certification
• Ability to communicate in Spanish (oral and written) preferred
Physical/Environmental
• Sitting less than 10% of the time
• Walking and standing greater than 90% of the time
• Occasional bending and lifting

Job Requirements:

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education
• Graduate from a Medical Assistant Program
• Obtain CMA status within 6 months upon hire
• Maintain Certification
• Ability to communicate in Spanish (oral and written) preferred
Physical/Environmental
• Sitting less than 10% of the time
• Walking and standing greater than 90% of the time
• Occasional bending and lifting