Certified Medical Assistant- Rutherford Family Care
Rutherfordton, NC 
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Job Description
Rutherford Physician Practices
Description

The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the smooth flow of patients in the medical office under the direction of a physician, assists medical providers, and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of the practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, history, medication listing, assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint.
  • Completes all necessary documentation in the patient's medical record in accordance with practice's charting policy.
  • Prepares equipment and assists providers with medical treatments, exams and procedures.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.
  • Administers intramuscular and subcutaneous and intradermal injections.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment for patients and visitors. This includes cleaning, sterilizing, and storing instruments in accordance with practice policies. Stocks rooms in preparation for the daily work schedule. Takes inventory of medical and exam room supplies.
  • Provides patient with appropriate education regarding procedures, diet, and medications ordered by physician and documents appropriately.
  • Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, and other hazardous substances.
  • Arranges for specialized consultations and appointments for testing as ordered by the providers.
  • Answering office phones, assisting front desk in scheduling appointments and directing calls appropriately.
  • Assist in other functions of the physician practice as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associate's Degree in Medical Assistant preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

  • BLS- required.

Licenses:

  • Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required.
  • Phlebotomy Certification- Preferred

Minimum Work Experience:

Prior experience working in a physician office is preferred.

Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!

Here at Rutherford Regional, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.

  • HSA
  • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
  • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
  • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.
  • Vitality Employee Wellness Plan allows you to take up to 30% off of your bi-weekly health insurance premiums. You also accrue points which allows you to buy merchandise or gift cards at no cost to you.

Why join our team?

We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated health care professionals. If you are looking to start a career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!

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Primary Location NC-Rutherfordton
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Variable shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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