Atlantic Health System is seeking a Full Time Certified Medical Assistant for our AMG Child Development Center in Morristown, NJ.
Our entry level offers start at $20.69 / hour and increase based upon experience.
The CMA will perform clinical as well as administrative functions i.e. vital signs, patient intake, rooming of patients, assisting physicians as needed, cleaning and restocking rooms, ordering supplies and maintaining exam rooms, as well as registering and scheduling patients in practice management system and any assignment requested by Practice Manager.
Clinical Functions: Prepares and assesses patients for provider visit. Ensures exam rooms are neat, clean and stocked.
Observes, records and reports patient responses to medical care provided during appointment. Prepares, administers and documents medications and vaccinations as ordered by provider and/or standing order policy. Assists provider with office procedures and collection of specimens.
Processes prescriptions per provider instruction and policy. Adheres to infection control and hand hygiene guidelines during all patient care activities.
Recognizes and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals and AMG safety policies. Reports safety concerns promptly via Clearsight system.
Performs Environment of Care laboratory quality control per policies. Contributes to team and practice site operations by covering co-workers and providers during training, meetings, and lunch and/or as needed.
Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; appropriate telephone etiquette, knowledge of how to assist patients in a timely manner with concerns and/or complaints.
Telephones patients as per the physician's instructions. Communicates with insurance carriers to obtain authorizations for procedures and pharmaceuticals. Follows up on referrals. Handles patient's requests for medical information, copies of medical records, refills, and test results, etc. as instructed by the physician.
Obtains patient release forms in accordance with patient confidentiality and medical record release policies.
High School Diploma required
Graduate of a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited Medical Assistant program preferred
Medical Assistant certification through AAMA, NAHP, NCMA, AMCA, AMT, NCCT, or NHA required
Education: A high school degree or GED equivalent is required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Training Program and Certification,
BLS certification required upon hire.
Knowledge: Familiarity with computer based patient appointment scheduling, registration systems and electronic medical record. Medical terminology required. Familiarity with medication
1-2 years in an outpatient setting
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
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