Georgia Employer CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (PRN/POOL)- AMBULATORY in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!SUMMARY:The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) has duties and responsibilities related to patient care in the ambulatory clinic environment. The individual displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare team. The CMA functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when performing clinical tasks during patient care. The CMA reports to the clinic manager,who is responsible for the administrative supervision, staff development, and orientation of the CMA to the area's policies and procedures. The CMA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care. The MA maintains an inventory of examination/procedure room supplies, assists in the organization of efficient patient flow, and organizes the clinic environment to assure patient safety. The CMA demonstrates problem-solving skills as they relate to patient care activities, provides guidance for and acts as a role model for CMAs in the clinical area.QUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma or GEDCompletion of an Accredited Medical Assistant training program, such as courses provided through community colleges and/or vocational schools.Current certification in CPR.Certified as a Medical Assistant by an approved National Examination Agency.Interpersonal and communication skills with patients, families, physicians and other health care team members in order to foster optimal quality of outpatient care.PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.