Certified Medical Assistant - Family Medicine
UP TO $3,500 SIGN-ON BONUS
Job ID: R0016889 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for providing patient care, health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient's home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.        
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow throughout the clinic experience.
  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.  
 
Position Compensation Range: $15.07 - $23.36 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: A technical diploma or certificate in medical assisting required. Associate's degree in medical assisting from an accredited program of study, such as the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: One of the following four credentials: Certified Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the National Health Career Association (NHA), or Certified Medical Assistant by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job may require standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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