The Medical Assistant I Certified provides routine clinical and
administrative support to providers and other health care team
members in an outpatient clinic setting. The Medical Assistant I
Certified works under the clinical supervision of the provider for
patient care activities, and under the general direction of the
designated manager/supervisor for non-clinical
Description of Job Responsibilities: 1. Performs rooming and/or
intake process, collecting and data, including vital signs, height,
weight, and data related to patient’s reason for visit. 2. Collects
patient and family data, including medical and social history. 3.
Reviews patient’s current medication list, allergies and preferred
pharmacy. 4. Assists the provider as directed, during treatments,
examinations and procedures. 5. Collects specimens and performs
phlebotomy. 6. Administers medications under the direction of a
provider. 7. Performs tests, for examples EKG, eye exams, under the
direction of a provider. 8. Reviews the patient record to determine
whether patient requires any routine health screenings. 9. Ensures
exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms
and educational materials are available and ready for use during
visit/procedure. 10. Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up,
self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials
as directed. 11. Prepares, cleans, stocks and maintains exam and
treatment rooms. 12. Cleans and sterilizes instruments. 13. Assists
with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment
scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments, and referrals.
14. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under the
direction of a provider or nurse. 15. Assists in emergency
situations as directed by a provider or nurse.
Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a Medical Assisting program accredited by either
the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) or the Accreditation Bureau of Health Education Schools
(ABHES) is strongly preferred but not required.
Prior medical assistant or medical assistant externship
Requires Medical Assistant certification by either the American
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical
Technologists (AMT), National Healthcareer Association (CCMA) or
National Center for Competency Testing (NCMA).
Prefer candidates with current Basic Life Support Certification
from American Heart Association at the time of hire. If selected
candidate does not possess BLS, one must be obtained within 30 days