Medical Assistant Certified
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- Assists physicians, residents nurse practitioners and nurses in providing clinic services for patients including vital signs, phlebotomy, EKGs, point of care testing, immunizations, and documentation of results.
- Assists physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses during clinic hours in the delivery of care including physicals, travel medicine, and treatment of workplace injuries
- Performs and documents the blood pressure, height, and weight
- Performs phlebotomy, EKGs, and other appropriate screening tests as directed by a physician or nurse, included immunizations
- Gathers basic patient information.
- Assists nurses in processing of documents and files including all data entry into Quadramed/QCPR, e-MDs.
- Assists nurses and physicians in performing clerical duties.
- Works effectively and collaboratively with other staff to provide high-level customer service.
- Produces routine program and information reports.
- Provides reception services including answering the phone, greeting patients, registering, and notifying clinical staff of the arrival of both scheduled and unscheduled patients, if necessary.
- Monitors, organizes, and create list for medical supplies needed to be ordered.
- Creates and maintains par level for all office supplies.
- Keeps stock areas neat and organized.
- Keeps department neat and organized in order to maintain a professional appearance within the department.
- Develop and deliver special assigned projects.
- Appropriately utilizes time in the performance of assigned administrative functions.
- Demonstrates responsibility for efficient utilization of products, resources, supplies, equipment, and office space.
- Engages in effective communications with all staff to ensure smooth operations, effective problem solving, and enhanced team interactions.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Supports customer service and performance improvement goals of the department; collaborates with other caregivers/staff, within and outside the Department, to develop means of enhancing patient care and service.
- Maintains standards of confidentiality.
- Participates in unit compliance as related to established standards.
- Completes all required PHCS annual competencies including all department competencies.
- Accountable for improving patient care through adherence to all patient safety and quality standards, regulations, and best practices.
- Any other duties assigned.
- MA-AAMA or MA-AMT or MA-NCCT or MA-NHA (Required)
- Medical Assistant Certification required. Hearing Conservation, and Spirometry preferred.
- Driver's License (Required)
- Valid New Jersey driver’s license required.
Education or Equivalent Experience:
- H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
- High School diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of 2-3 year’s experience in a healthcare setting in a similar position is preferable. Doctors office experience preferred, and electronic medical records.
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