Medical Assistant- North End Internal Medicine

Assists providers in the administration of patient care in assigned clinical areas. Assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatment, and dressing changes. Performs general administrative duties in accordance with Joint Commission, CLIA, NCQA and government standards, as well as company policies and procedures.

  • Education: - Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program.- CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) Must have passed the certification exam for Medical Assistant.Experience:- One year related work experience in a medical office.BLS certified. If not BLS certified, must obtain BLS certification prior to completion of orientation, not to exceed 21 days from date of hire with Catholic Medical Center. Must maintain BLS throughout employment. - CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) Must have passed the certification exam for Medical Assistant.Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities listed or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and possess the necessary physical requirements with or without the aid of mechanical devices to safely perform the essential functions of the job. 1. Ability to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to the patient?s age, physical ability and intellectual development. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses and adapting care to meet the needs of the cardiology population served.2. Physical requirements include ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees; bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; stand for sustained periods of time; move about on foot to accomplish tasks; use upper extremities to exert force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward; use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position-to-position; pick, pinch, type or otherwise working with fingers and palm; perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. 3. Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and/or written word. Essential functions include activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instruction to patients, physicians, families and other employees, accurately, loudly or quietly. 4. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. - 5. Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up