Emory Healthcare Medical Assistant Certified, Multiple Locations in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title Medical Assistant Certified, Multiple Locations

Job Requisition ID 72040BR

Operating Unit/Division Emory Clinic

Campus Location Location Varies

Department 500080:TEC CARE

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Work Shift Other

Specific Work Hours Other

PRN Position? No

Job Description Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN, or LPN. Responsible for routine clinical duties such as taking vital signs, administering a limited profile of medications per The Emory Clinic approved policy, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting. As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment to enhance customer and staff satisfaction. Assists in emergency situations as directed by an licensed provider, RN, or LPN. May also be responsible for some administrative duties in support of patient and practice operations including patient check in/out, responding to patient requests, reinforcing patient and family education, and visitor/telephone reception. Maintains patients' charts and records data, ensuring proper identification, documentation, routing, and confidentiality. Maintains a clean and healthy environment in compliance with Universal Precaution guidelines and safety standards. Orders, verifies, and stores unit supplies. All duties and patient interaction performed in accordance with Emory Healthcare patient and family centered care standards. May participate in research projects impacting patient care areas. Performs other related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED required. Basic computer skills required. One year work experience preferred. Certificate verifying successful completion of a medical assistant training program from an accredited school, military hospital corps, medic, or equivalent training OR successful completion of practical, diploma, associate, or baccalaureate nursing program. Current Health Care Provider (CPR) certification is required for hire and must be renewed throughout employment. Must successfully complete all medical assistant orientation and training requirements including certification and annual skills competency.

Addendum to Job Description

Emory Healthcare requires current, valid certification for all Medical Assistants as one of the following:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from the American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

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