Trinity Health Medical Assistant, Certified-Athens Internal Medicine Associates in Athens, Georgia

This position is at Athens Internal Medicine Associates in Athens, GA. The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in the delivery and facilitation of clinical care in an efficient and cost effective manner. The CMA assumes responsibility for conducting vital signs, EKGs, and patient teaching adhering to quality standards. This position is responsible for filling out orders under the direction of the physician and obtaining his signature for such. The CMA collects and documents appropriately in medical records and other clinic documentation, enters data into clinic databases, greets patients and responds to inquiries from fellow employees, physicians and patients. The CMA may also be required to travel to and from the satellite clinics in outlying counties two days per week and may be the only staff member working with the physician at the satellite clinic. The CMA is responsible for making sure the patient charts are in order, greeting and checking in the patients, answering the phone and addressing the caller’s needs. Takes the patient back, obtaining weight and vital signs, recording medications, allergies and family physician in the patient chart. Arranging any follow up testing or procedure ordered by physician. The CMA at times may be asked to work in different areas of the practice depending on need.

Medical Assistant certification required. AAMA, NCCT, NHA or NCCA currently accepted, others must be reviewed and approved by medical group director. BLS certification required within 3 months of employment.

Education: High School Graduate or GED equivalent. Successful completion of Medical Assisting certificate/diploma program or equivalent experience that qualified for certification exam.

* Experience:* Physician Office experience required but Internship from Certified program may be accepted in lieu of depending on setting.

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Job Number: 00120561

Location: Athens, GA

Organization Name: St. Mary's Healthcare Systems

Facility: SMAGA - St. Mary's Health Care System

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40