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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Piedmont Ear Nose & Throat Associates,
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Medical Assistant Purpose Assists in all aspects of patient care under the supervision of a physician or PA. Certified Medical Assistant Responsibilities 1. Maximizes provider productivity by preparing for patient appointments, assisting with patient care during the appointment and providing appropriate follow-ups. 2. Reviews patients' charts prior to encounter and ensure exam rooms are prepared and stocked. 3. Schedules additional tests to determine or support diagnoses as directed. 4. Acts as a resource and point of contact for the patient in promptly returning phone calls to the patient, providing lab results, and answering questions from the patient. 5. Provides patient education in regard to aftercare plans to include medication prescribed, therapies ordered and any additional regimens ordered. 6. Ensures completeness and accuracy of medical records by capturing and entering patient concerns, vital signs, and information obtained from H & P into the patient's chart. 7. Minimizes risk to patient, co-workers and self by using personal protective equipment, checking equipment for safety before using and otherwise observing all safety precautions when performing job duties. 8. Minimizes opportunity for infection transmission; following sterile procedure guidelines to ensure non-contamination of sterile field; adhering to bloodborne pathogen standards, demonstrating knowledge of emergency procedures; reporting any unsafe or hazardous condition at once. 9. Protects patient confidentiality and privacy by complying with HIPAA provisions and protocols whenever creating, using or disclosing medical records. 10. Contributes to a patient-centered teamwork environment by becoming cross-trained in the duties of other staff as directed; filling in for other staff as directed by her/his supervisor; obtaining and maintaining any certification required for positions in which s/he has been cross-trained. Requirements:
Certified Medical Assistant Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Completion of an approved medical assisting program - CMA/RMA Certification
  • Current CPR certification Certified Medical Assistant Key Competencies:
    • Patient service orientation
    • Medical terminology
    • Safety-conscious, OSHA compliance
    • Coding (CPT, ICD, etc) knowledge
    • Computer skills PI185267938

Keywords: Piedmont Ear Nose & Throat Associates,, Winston-Salem , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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