Job Description

Certified Medical Assistant


North Country Recovery Center


Day shift

80 Hours per Pay

Job Details:
- Associates Degree Preferred
- CPR Required
- 1-2 yrs experience preferred
  • Position Summary
    • The medical assistant is responsible for the care and treatment of clients in a mediation assisted therapy program as directed by a physician. They work under the supervision of the provider, to ensure that quality care is provided to patients of the North Country Recovery Center.
  • Qualifications
    • Graduate from an accredited school of medical assisting
    • Knowledge of new trends and techniques in medical assisting
    • Current BLS certification
    • Certified or Registered Medical Assistant preferred. Non-Certified Medical Assistants are required to sit for a yearly certification exam until certified
    • Previous experience preferred
    • MOAB required within one year of hire.
  • Essential Functions of the Job
    • Required skills and competencies. Has competency checklist been completed with all competencies met (i.e. job skills / knowledge, equipment knowledge)?
    • Maintains confidential records of vital statistics and other pertinent data in the electronic medical record.
    • Notifies clients of test results in a timely manner as instructed by the provider.
    • Ensures patients receive timely follow up care as requested by the provider.
    • Sets patient recalls and alerts in the electronic medical record per established protocols.
    • Communicates effectively with staff, patients and families.
    • Employs established safety and infection control principles.
    • Works effectively as a member of a team which may include responsibility for scheduling, sending recall notices, and prescription refills per provider orders.
    • Meets standards, skills and competencies of Weeks Medical Center Office.
    • Performs phlebotomy at the request of a provider.
    • Rooms patients in a timely manner, recording vital signs, weight, BMI, chief complaint, etc. in the electronic medical record for the providers review.
    • Utilizes principles of teaching/learning to ensure client understanding of health per provider instructions.
    • Coordinates care within the office team, interacts in a professional manner, communicates directly, and understands scope of practice for self and others.
    • Is cross-trained to work in multiple practices and specialties.
    • Effectively assist with one or more provider practices.
    • Schedules routine and acute appointments to maximize provider time.
    • Runs reports as needed from the electronic medical record.
    • Sends patient recall notices and other correspondence.
    • Provides patients with patient educational materials at the request of a provider.
    • Ensures that all supplies and services are appropriately charged.
    • Responds to patient telephone inquires at the direction of the provider.
    • Is trained to cover additional duties related to the electronic medical record such as the fax inbox, prescription line etc.
    • Upon successful completion of training is utilized as a trainer for new employees.
    • Being present and prepared to begin work at assigned time each day is an essential function to this position.
    • Assumes other duties as assigned.

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