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We are searching for a Certified Medical Assistant for our Corinthian Pointe clinic— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll gather information and assess and provide direct care to patients. You will work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to provide age-appropriate care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
- Aids provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations, and testing as directed by provider and within the scope of practice
- Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
- Provides patient/family education as instructed by the provider or practice protocol
- Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer before initiating the referral
- Collects specimens and performs laboratory test, verifies providers’ orders and patient per practice protocol
- High school diploma or GED
- Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program or Documentation from the licensing authority confirming that medical assistant/emergency medical technician education is not a requirement for certification.
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
- One of the following certifications:
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA-AAM) from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
- Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) issued by one of the following organizations: American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
- National Medical Assistant Certification (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from National Health Career Association (NHA)
- Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) from national Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
- EMT (EMT) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
- EMT-Basic (EMT-B) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
- EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
- One (1) years of related experience
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