The Certified Medical Assistant functions as a member of the patient care team, contributing to the health management of the patients; performs a variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for Clinic patients, many in assistance to section physicians and under the direction and supervision of the Patient Care Manager; maintains primary responsibility for all technical procedures and the operation and care of the nursing unit in the department.
Formal training which will probably be indicated by certification from an accredited medical assistant program; current CPR certification; two years broad experience with emphasis in family practice.
Physical guidelines include the ability to move, traverse, position self, remain in a stationary position and negotiate steps for up to eight hours per day; lift, move and transport patients, equipment and supplies; motor coordination and manual dexterity; articulate speech; ability to read and understand orders; visual acuity.
The Roomer performs a limited scope of procedures or tasks focused on getting the patient in the room for the physician visit. Will occasionally be asked to cross cover or assume additional responsibilities on a limited basis; maintains positive relationships with patients, family members and other visitors, and fellow employees.
Formal training which will probably be indicated by a high school diploma or equivalent; graduation from an approved program for medical assistants; experience working with the public; ability to maintain composure when confronted with fast-paced and stressful situations; pleasant attitude; neat appearance; excellent communication skills; excellent telephone communication skills; medical office experience; familiarity with medical office software (Microsoft Office 2000, intranet/outlook express, Athena).
Physical guidelines include the ability to move, traverse, position self, remain in a stationary position and negotiate steps for up to eight hours per day; motor coordination and complete manual dexterity; articulate speech; visual acuity; ability to hear.
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to act as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel. Attendance is an essential function of the job.