Certified Medical Assistant - Infusion Center - UVA Cancer Center, Augusta
$3,500 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0043824 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Fishersville, VA
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Infusion Center – UVA Cancer Center, Augusta – $3,500 Sign-On Bonus

Medical assistants provide clinical support, assist with administrative tasks, and provide general support in an ambulatory setting under the direction or supervision of the patient's physician or LIP/RN designee in accordance with policy, procedure, and competency to promote patient health and wellness. Duties may include patient care, vital signs, assisting licensed healthcare professionals, performing various laboratory tests and quality control indicators, and clinical intake. This position requires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.
  • Assists in ensuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patients.
  • Assists with data collection for physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Completes standardized rooming and performs clinical intake, data collection, and documentation.
  • As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides clinical support to licensed healthcare professionals during examinations and procedures. Clinical support services include, but are not limited to, preparing laboratory specimens, performing testing (i.e., point-of-care testing, CLIA-waived testing, ECG/EKG, spirometry, venipuncture/phlebotomy, specimen collection, etc.), appropriate cleaning and sterilization of instruments/equipment and rooms, disposing of contaminated supplies, performing wound care, and administering medications.
  • Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments to support patient needs, the interdisciplinary team, and operational efficiency.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the healthcare provider (HCP).
  • Reinforces patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient through approved educational materials or written instructions.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Documents and captures charges for clinical support services rendered within the patient visit.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities. As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides administrative support to licensed healthcare professionals. Administrative support services include, but are not limited to, drafting letters and/or assisting with completion of forms, facilitating scheduling, pending medication refills, assisting with coverage of inbasket messaging, and assisting with clinic/chart prep.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care. Recognizes the importance of time-sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $18.37 - $28.47 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Education: Medical Assistant Requirement: 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. Or Medic Requirement: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: 3 years of clinical experience required; neurology experience is preferred.
  • Licensure: Medical Assistant Requirement: Certified Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists, or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the National Healthcareer Association. Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. Or Medic Requirement: Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic required. Paramedic preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid time off, sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K/403B with matching funds
  • Long-term/short-term care insurance
  • Benefit savings accounts
  • Dependent care and community employee benefits
  • Career advancement opportunities

MISSION
Transforming health and inspiring hope for all Virginians and beyond.

VISION
To be the nation's leading public academic health system and best place to work, while transforming patient care, research, education, and engagement with the diverse communities we serve.

VALUES: ASPIRE
  • Accountability
  • Stewardship
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Equity

EOE: Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of Virginia is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. To fulfill this commitment, UVA administers its programs, procedures, and practices without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information and operates both affirmative action and equal opportunity programs, consistent with resolutions of the Board of Visitors and with federal and state requirements, including the Governor's Executive Order Number One (2014).



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Fishersville, VA
Fishersville, VA 22939

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