Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Assistant

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Eatonton, GA
Categories: Mercer Medicine (Health/Medical Services)

Position Title

Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Assistant

Department

Mercer Medicine

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

21-180

Work Location

Eatonton, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

This candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to multi-task by working with multiple patients, handling multiple phone calls to include appointment related calls, refills, referrals and authorizations. Display flexibility by working with other positions and serving in a backup role for the medical receptionist, which includes but is not limited to, checking in patients, updating patient information, taking payments, scheduling, and completing forms. Responsible for EMR documentation, patient work up to include vitals, updating patient information and patient education. This candidate, under the supervision and collaboration with the overseeing physicians will perform annual wellness visits, to include ordering appropriate lab screening test and immunizations based upon the physician’s protocols. This candidate is expected to perform all other assigned task within the scope of their certification.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma/GED and at least six months of healthcare experience are required. Candidates for the Certified Medical Assistant position must have a current national CMA certification. Phlebotomy experience is required for CMAs but is preferred for MAs. CPR certification must be earned within 6 months of start date. Candidates with a current CPR certification are preferred. In addition, candidates must know how to use a computer in order to check patients in and out, to post payments, and to scan. Candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Must have experience with an electronic medical record system, preferably EMD and/or EClinical Works.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

MA Base: $11.29 an hour up to commensurate with experience

CMA Base: $13.46 an hour up to commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification?
2. Do you hold a CPR Certification?
3. Do you have at least 6 months of healthcare experience?
4. Do you have phlebotomy experience?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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