Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 5, 2022
The Certified Medical Assistant 1 under the direction of a
physician, assists in the delivery of health care for patients.
This position performs a wide variety of patient care activities
including, but not limited to, maintenance of clinical record and
documentation, administering medications, giving injections, and
taking vital signs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the
direction of a physician.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Cleans rooms
after procedures, cleans and disinfects equipment, restocks
Assists and accompanies patients from waiting room and prepares
patients for examination.
Interviews patients and records or inputs information to patients'
medical record. Collects all medical data in order to facilitate
the physician's ability to draw conclusions about the patient's
needs. Ensure all charts and forms for the office visit are ready
for the provider.
Measures, collects and records patient's vital signs (i.e., pulse
rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and
prepares patients for examinations and tests, procedures and
Performs routine patient testing, acquires and processes
electrocardiograms, and collects and processes blood specimens and
Prepares and administers routine oral, rectal, medications,
injections and vaccinations excluding controlled substances, as
directed by Physician. Identifies and reports adverse
Removes sutures and staples and change sterile and non-sterile
dressings, as requested.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Medical assistant certification from a program accredited by
American Association of Medical Assistants or the American Medical
Knowledge of principles of safe and accurate medical
Knowledge of the 5 rights: right patient, right medication, right
dose, right route, right time.
Ability to accurately document patient information in accordance
with organizational policies, regulations and procedures.
Familiarity with HIPPA regulations.
Ability to make observations of the general physical condition of
the patient and notifies the nurse/healthcare provider of
Ability to give injections and draw blood.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Excellent bedside manner and ability to make patients feel at ease.
Appears friendly, reassuring and approachable to patients.
Ability to take instruction from a doctor.
Familiarity with medical charts and records.
High attention to detail.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon
position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
Cert Medical Assistant (CMA): Must be CMA from one listed
Nat Cert Med Asst (NCMA) from NCCT
Cert Med Asst (CMA) from AAMA or ARMA
Cert Cln Med Asst (CCMA) from NHA
Reg Med Asst (RMA) from AMT, AAMP or AAH
Nat Reg Cert Med Asst (NRCMA) from NAHP
Cln Med Asst Cert (CMAC) from AMCA.
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