Certified Medical Assistant, Piedmont Heart Institute - Sharpsburg, GA
Company: Piedmont Healthcare
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Responsible for providing a variety of patient care activities
under the supervision of a physician, advanced practice provider
(APP), or registered nurse in accordance with established
guidelines and standards.
Meets and greets patients, obtains appropriate patient
information and medical history, accurately completes and documents
patient medical and physical histories and other related items in
the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Records vital signs; performs EKG, spirometry and or other
similar office procedures; aids licensed staff during treatment,
examination, and or testing of patients, which may include
injections and immunizations. Advises physician and or nurse of
patient's adverse reaction to medication and/or treatment to
medication and/or treatment.
Performs lab duties, including but not limited to: phlebotomy,
order entry, specimen collection, establishes chain of custody if
applicable, and labels for delivery to appropriate authority for
Under the supervision of a licensed personnel, distributes
educational information and instructions for patient care,
diagnostics, and other appropriate treatments.
Coordinates telephone and in-basket requests to refill
prescription drug medications and report test results in accordance
with provider instructions; responds accordingly to other requests
under a physician or other licensed provider's guidance.
Prepares and maintains examination/treatment rooms, including
inventory of supplies and equipment.
Practices Standard Precautions, including handwashing and
disposal of bio-hazardous materials; complies with established risk
management, HIPAA, and safety procedures.
Attends required meetings, in-services, and participates in
committees as required.
Assist with administrative duties as needed, to include
procedure scheduling and completion of medical and physical history
forms and other related information requested by third party
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School diploma or GED required. Graduation from an
accredited Medical Assistant program accredited through the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP); or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
(ABHES); or similarly recognized accrediting organization or
completion of a Nursing Assistant program is required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
BLS required. Certification from the American Association of
Medical Assistants (AAMA) or a similarly recognized certifying
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