Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Certified Medical Assistant
Saint Joseph East
Full Time, Days
Under the direction of
the health care provider, CMA 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.
Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
Obtain and record vital signs includingbut not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration,height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presentingproblem.
May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Administer ordered medications and/orvaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/orinhalant 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 sterilizeinstruments 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).
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Current/valid Certified MedicalAssistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant(RMA) required if applicable.
Successfully completed Medication Aide40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification by stateagency 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 Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH EAST
Daily Schedule 8a
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0171576
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.