Job Summary This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience.
Minimum Qualifications High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations. Active Medical Assistant Certification is required. Certification or additional training must meet the requirements for Meaningful use. Medical Assistants are required to have a current CPR/BLS card.Active Medical Assistant certification such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT)Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and proof of current membership from National Health Career Association (NHA) (Test administered after 7/1/2017 only)National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) and proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT) All States minus Arizona: ABR-OE is an additional option if certification cannot be obtained. Applicant must successfully complete the AAMA continuing education unit (CEU) courses along with a passing score on the post-tests. ABR-OE is a bridge until required certification can be obtained and is available through December 31, 2019. Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion. Preferred Qualifications Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.