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Certified Medical Assistant - PlusCare

This position is currently open.
Public?: 
Public
Division: 
Health
Reports To: 
Director of Nursing
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Location: 
PlusCare Clinic / 15702 E Hwy 9 / Norman, OK 73026
General Description
This position is located within the AST Health System and will work at the PlusCare location. The purpose of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is to assist the providers as needed with patient visits.  During these visits the CMA will also be responsible for providing accurate and timely laboratory test results to the medical staff.  The CMA will also be responsible to providing diagnostic radiographic services.  This position may also include additional duties outside the rim of Medical Assistant.  This position functions under the supervision of the RN supervisor and Medical/Laboratory director.
Responsibilites & Duties

Medical Assistant:

Provides a basic level of care and treatment to patients per scope of practice.
Obtains patient history, weight, vital signs and assists in the assessment of patients for symptoms of illnesses and accurately documents patient information in the EHR.
Provides Phlebotomy services; collecting adequate and correct specimens by venipuncture or capillary stick on adults, children, and/or infants.
Functions as laboratory testing personnel, when needed, under CLIA guidelines.
Ensure the accuracy of the laboratory tests performed in the lab.  Perform and verify QC is within range as required by the procedure for all tests performed in house.
Perform preventative maintenance on all lab and radiological equipment according to established maintenance schedule/procedure and troubleshoot all instruments when problems arise.
Verify instrument function by performing QC and calibration when necessary and/or required and documents all repairs, replacement, and maintenance of laboratory equipment on instrument log.
Provides radiological services as needed per provider order.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities, surveys and peer reviews
Independently make routine radiographic examination for diagnosis of illness or injury.
Safeguards confidentiality of the medical charts/records and complies with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to medical records.  Assures compliance with all HIPAA regulations concerning use, retrieval, storage, and sharing of medical records.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent.  Associates Degree in Medical Assisting or other related area is desirable. 
Prefer to have 2-3 years’ experience as a Certified Medical Assistant.
Must have experience with laboratory testing and phlebotomy.
Prefer experience with digital and PACS radiology systems.
Knowledge of radiographic exposure technique and formulas in order to control contrast, density, magnification and distortion.
Knowledge of radiation protection standards, device and techniques with the understanding of the limitation of each and the ability to understand and compensate for each.
Knowledge of physiology, anatomy and the appearance and location of major organ systems such as the urinary track, digestive, and respiratory systems.
Ability to operate the radiology equipment alone.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and work well with others.
Computer literacy required.
Able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
Must possess a current Certified Medical Assistant license.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Must be able to pass a drug screen.
Skills and Attributes:
The ability to interact well with patients, staff, and other agency professionals.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good organizational and assessment skills.
The ability to fully utilize a computer.
The ability to perform duties with a minimum of supervision.
The ability to function as a team member.
The ability to be a dependable team member of the lab and be ready to start work on time.
The ability to stand for long periods of time.
The ability to bend, stoop and kneel as needed.
The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Required to be flexible to work either campus.
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free /Smoke Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
4 months 23 hours ago