Serving as a critical member of the patient care team, the Medical Assistant (MA) renders clinical care under the direction of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, or Physician Assistants. Primary duties of this position include rooming patients, obtaining vital signs, documenting information in the electronic medical record (EHR), administering medications, assisting with procedures and treatments, providing patient education, stocking exam rooms, and verifying that lab, x-ray or procedure reports are available for provider. The MA also accurately performs required computer functions including but not limited to medication reconciliation, coding of medical and laboratory procedures, order entry and scheduling of appointments.
1. High School Diploma/GED
2. Medical Assisting diploma from a nationally recognized accredited program
3. Must obtain a MA Certification within 6 months of hire from a nationally recognized accredited certifying organization: CMA (AAMA), NCMA (NCCT), RMA (AMT), CCMA (NHA), or CMAC (AMCA)