Certified Medical Assistant - Primary Care - Centre (Sign on Bonus for qualifying candidates)
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Overview The Medical Assistant (MA) provides a full range of
Medical Assistant duties and support as part of the patient medical
care team. Primary duties of this position are: patient rooming,
collecting patient vital signs, point of care testing,
documentation in the electronic medical record (EHR), maintaining
patient flow, stocking exam rooms, assisting with procedures and
treatments, communicating with efficiency and verifying that lab,
x-ray or procedure reports are available for provider. The MA also
accurately performs required computer functions including but not
limited to medication reconciliation, coding of medical and
laboratory procedures, order entry and scheduling of appointments.
The MA may assist the provider with appropriate patient education
and communication to individuals including pediatric, adolescent,
adult and geriatric patients. The Medical Assistant works under the
clinical direction of the physician and has a direct reporting
relationship to the Office/Site Manager.Qualifications:A.
Education:1. High school diploma or GED from an accredited
institution, AND2. Medical Assisting diploma/certificate from a
nationally recognized accredited institute or program, or3.
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program with valid GA
license (LPN), or4. Successful completion of a formal medical
services training program of the United States Armed Forces, or5.
In lieu of a Medical Assisting diploma/certificate, 1-2 years of
verifiable Medical Assisting work experience is required along with
a current certification as listed below.B.
Certification/Licensure:1. Medical Assistant (MA) certification
received from a nationally recognized and accredited certifying
body, upon hire, or by the completion of a probationary period
defined below, is required to work in all Floyd locations. The
certification must be maintained for the duration of
Currently, these approved certifying bodies include:*The American
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), awarding Certified
Medical Assistant (CMA).*The American Medical Technologists (AMT),
awarding the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).*The National
Center for Competency Testing, awarding the National Certified MA
(NCMA).*The National Health Career Association, awarding the
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).2. A new graduate of a
Medical Assisting program must obtain one of the above nationally
recognized certifications within 90 days of hire and it must be
maintained for the duration of employment.
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