Lead Certified Medical Assistant

Requisition ID
2020-142560
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Family Practice Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
MEMORIAL HEALTH PARTNERS
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
1st
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
GA-RINGGOLD

Overview

CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates Ringgold is a primary care practice with eight board-certified physicians. Kaushal S. Chaudhari, MD, William O. Cornwell, MD, Michael E. Dant, MD, David A. Denman, MD, Christopher M. Greene, MD, Stanley M. Ireland, MD, Katherine McClellan, MD, Melissa J. Phillips, MD,  Patricia Gibson, NP, Stephanie Johnson, FNP and Gene Marie Record, AGPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC treat patients age 6 and older. The practice welcomes new patients. Located in Ringgold, Georgia, the office is especially convenient for those who live and work in Fort Oglethorpe, Rossville, Ringgold, Flintstone and Chickamauga areas.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.
  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course required

                                                                   

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable.
  • Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if applicable.
  • May require specialized training such as Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

 

Experience:

  • 2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • Electronic health record experience preferred

#missioncritical

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

Join one of our Talent Communities to learn more about a career at CommonSpirit Health and experience #humankindness.