Catholic Health Initiatives CMA Certified Medical Assistant- Family Medicine in NORWALK, Iowa

CMA Certified Medical Assistant- Family Medicine

Description

Job Summary:

Under

the direction of the health care provider, Certified Medical Assistant II is

responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and

wellbeing of all patients. Accurately

preforms preliminary physical tests such as:

measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and

respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical

protocols.

Essential Duties:

  • 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

Certifications

  • High

school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 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.

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location IOWA-NORWALK-NORWALK CLINIC

Daily Schedule M-F 8am-5pm Occ WKNDS

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0118565