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Medical Assistant- CMA/RMA - Full Time

Columbiana, OH

Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.  Responsible for appointment scheduling, chart management and blood draws.  Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the office services.  Conveys a positive image of medical office. 

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Complies with all HIPAA and OSHA regulations and policies.
  • Provides basic patient care as ordered.
  • Promotes wellness by providing education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.
  • Maintains examination rooms including cleaning exam/procedure rooms between patient visits. Stocks necessary supplies as required.
  • Must be willing to perform blood draws.

Knowledge And Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.
  • Skill in appropriate assessment and assistance techniques.
  • Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
  • Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
  • Ability to work effectively as team members with physicians and other staff.
  • Ability to appropriately interact with patients, families, staff and others.
  • Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.

Education And Work Experience:

  • High school graduation or GED
  • Certified or Registered Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist.
  • Graduate of medical assisting program preferred.
  • Maintains CPR certification
  • Minimum of one year work experience in public contact job, preferably medical office environment.

Environmental / Working Conditions:

  • Combination of office and exam offices. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations. Hepatitis B vaccination and TB test required.

Physical / Mental Demands:

  • aried activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, reaching. Occasional stress from workload. Must be able to use a variety of office equipment including phone, writing instruments, PC, fax and medical equipment including stethoscope, eye washing equipment, blood pressure cuff.

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