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Medical Assistant Cert

Company: Palmetto Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

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 office manager. Specific patient care responsibilities will be assigned by the supervising physician after competency is established.

Accountabilities

  • Perform clinical, technical, administrative and clerical duties as directed by the physician and within the scope of training and certification, including point of care testing. Receives critical lab values, reports value to physician and documents notification in medical record. - 25%

  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment. Obtain and record patients' chief complaints, current medications, vital signs, pain screening and allergies. Pends orders for physician signature. -20%

  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms. Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, cleaning/sterilizing instruments as needed. - 10%

  • Assist physician with examinations, tests, procedures, and in-office surgery. Apply splints, casts, dressings and remove sutures with competency. Report and assist during emergencies. - 10%

  • Prepare and administer medications and immunizations as ordered by the physician, including p.o., vaginal and rectal suppositories, intradermal injection and intramuscular injection, after demonstrating competency and passing medication adminsitration test. - 10%

  • Receive and return clinically-related telephone calls after communicating with physician or registered nurse regarding medical concerns of the patient. - 10%

  • 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. - 5%

  • Document data and care in the patient medical record. Maintain as confidential. - 5%

  • 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, pre-authorization and other general office/clerical duties as assigned. Schedule tests and treatments, as ordered by the physician. - 5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or GED. Completion of an Accredited Medical Assistant Program is preferred.

No previous experience required. 1 year of experience is preferred.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

Job Related Certification from one of the following:

CMA (AAMA); RMA (AMT); CCMA(NHA); NCMA (NCCT); RMA (ARMA); NRCMA (NAHP); or RMA (AAMP)

In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements

Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements. In addition, team members must be certification eligible and will have one year to obtain required certification.

Other Required Skills and Experience

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of Office Equipment (fax/copier)
  • Data Entry
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Patient Equipment (Suction, Vitals, Defib)
  • BLS Certification - Required
  • A valid driver's license, an acceptable three year motor vehicle record as defined by the Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Chart, and a certificate of auto insurance.
  • Electronic Medical Record Experience - Preferred
  • Selected point of care lab equipment - Preferred

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Location

Patewood Outpt Ctr/Med Offices

Facility

2133 Neuroscience Associates

Department

21331000 Neuroscience Associates-Practice Operations

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Palmetto Health, Greenville , Medical Assistant Cert, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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