Medical Assistant - Certified
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Christiansburg ,VA, US, 24073
The Certified Medical Assistant rovides basic technical clinical
services and clerical support in the delivery of quality patient
care as directed by licensed staff, physician or mid-level
The CMA job duties include, but may not be limited to the
- Collects patient assessment data to include height, weight,
vital signs, chief complaint/symptoms, current medications, etc.
for assessment by licensed staff.
- Transports patients through office.
- Prepares the patient for provider evaluation, including
obtaining specimens, positioning for exams, listing medications,
and assisting during exams and procedures.
- Maintains work area, exam treatment and x-ray rooms and lab in
a clean, safe manner; restocks with supplies and instruments; and
sterilize reusable equipment as needed.
- Documents patient information in the medical record to include
update treatment procedures, medication refills, test results,
patient concerns, etc.
- Assists with lab procedures, including collecting urine
specimens, collecting and preparing blood samples for reference
lab, labeling all specimens with accurate patient ID as ordered by
- Performs diagnostic tests (EKGs, audiograms, vision testing,
spirometry) as appropriate for assessment by licensed staff.
- Assists with referral authorizations for specialists and
pre-authorization for testing and ancillary services as directed by
licensed staff, provider or mid-level practitioner.
- Performs clerical and office functions as directed
- Administers oral and parenteral medications after submitting
proof of appropriate education, successfully completing orientation
competency validation and under the direct and immediate
supervision of the physician.
Education: Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited
by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
(CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES),
or comparable military training and experience preferred.
Experience: One year experience in physician office preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Current Medical Assistant Certification
through a recognized national professional association such as, the
American Association of Medical Assistants, the American Medical
Technologists, The National Association of Healthcare Professions ,
the American Registry of Medical Assistants, or the National
Healthcare Association. May be hired on a provisional status once
the applicant receives the letter confirming they have taken the
certification exam and have a provisional passing score. AHA
BLS-HCP Certification required.
Other: Effective communication skills in order to work with the
public. Computer skills to utilize database systems to perform job
duties required. Must be able to problem-solve. Keyboarding
required for automated computer systems, including electronic
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected
and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health
system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that
is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of
award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3
NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty
physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of
Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries
and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where
the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your
tomorrow with us.
Requisition Number: 134497
Employment Status: Full time
Location: Carilion Clinic Internal Medicine - Radford
Shift Details: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
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