Certified Medical Assistant

Prevea Health
Job Description

Job Description and Essential Functions

 

Job Title/Position: Certified Medical Assistant

 

Job Classification: Direct Patient Care / Hands-On Patient Care

 

Date of Analysis: 5/23/13 Date of Revision/Review: 2/3/14, 5/22/2015, 8/31/16

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Brief Description of Job Responsibilities:

  1. Room patients, obtain brief patient history, complaint, and document pertinent information
  2. Perform vital signs and other department specific screenings as applicable
  3. Facilitate/perform lab and diagnostic testing per provider order
  4. Assist with office procedures as directed (may include but not limited to: nebulizer treatments, phlebotomy, cast/splint application, etc.)
  5. Provide telephone follow-up to patients as directed
  6. Administer injections
  7. Report test results to patients and instruct as to the appropriate follow-up per provider direction
  8. Complete prior authorization paper/process as appropriate to provider patient services
  9. Communicate with providers regarding patient calls
  10. Call in prescription refills as directed
  11. Communicate with hospitals and other offices as directed by the providers
  12. Complete referral forms, and make referral appointments
  13. Assist in scheduling patients
  14. Review Health Maintenance measures at appointment
  15. Act as a liaison for physicians
  16. Facilitate completion of forms (ex. W/C, insurance, etc by the physicians)
  17. Use of electronic medical record (EMR) (may include but not limited to: documentation, referrals, scheduling, order entry, pre-certification, etc)

 

Specialized Responsibilities:

 

Performance Requirements:

  1. Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  2. Must display excellent teamwork
  3. Ability to work under stressful or emergency situations with high concentration and energy level
  4. Must possess logical thinking skills to effectively solve problems

 

Education/Experience/Certifications:

  1. CMA with current Wisconsin license preferred or Medical Assistant experience
  2. Current CPR certification
  3. Excellent communication skills
  4. Proficiency in the use of computer, phone, and office equipment
  5. Previous experience with an electronic medical record preferred

 

Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned within scope of practice

 

Typical Working Conditions: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  1. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking.
  2. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds as needed for patient transfer (with assistance or other staff). Sometimes has to wheelchair patients with a force of up to 70lbs. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds of supplies.
  3. Requires visual acuity correctable to 20/30, normal color perception and hearing within normal range.
  4. Requires exposure to bodily fluids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Functions/Physical Demands

 

Job Title/Position: Certified Medical Assistant

 

Job Classification: Direct Patient Care / Hands-On Patient Care

 

 

Frequency of activity required to perform the job

Never

(0% of work day)

 

Seldom

(1-10% of work day)

Occasional

(11-33% of work day)

Frequent

(34-66% of work day)

As Required

( Greater than 67% of work day)

Physical Requirements

Sit

   

x

   

Stand

     

x

 

Walk

     

x

 

Drive

x

       

Climb (Stairs/Ladders)

   

x

   

Bend (Neck)

     

x

 

Bend (Waist)

     

x

 

Squat

   

x

   

Kneel/Crawl

x

       

Twist/Turn (Neck)

   

x

   

Twist/Turn (Waist)

   

x

   

Lift/Carry 0-10 lbs.

     

x

 

Lift/Carry 11-25 lbs.

   

x

   

Lift/Carry 26-35 lbs.

 

x

     

Lift/Carry 36-50 lbs.

 

x

     

Lift/Carry 51-75 lbs.

x

       

Lift/Carry 76-100 lbs.

x

       

Lift/Carry > 100 lbs.

x

       

Push/Pull up to 10 lbs.

x

       

Push/Pull 11-25 lbs.

 

x

     

Push/Pull 26-35 lbs.

 

x

     

Push/Pull 36-50 lbs.

 

x

     

Push/Pull 51-75 lbs.

 

x

     

Push/Pull 76-100 lbs.

x

       

Push/Pull > 100 lbs.

x

       

Reach (Above shoulder level)

     

x

 

Reach (Below shoulder level)

     

x

 

Simple Grasping (Hands/Arms)

       

x

Fine Manipulation (Hands/Arms)

     

x

 

Gross Manipulation (Hands/Arms)

   

x

   

Vision Requirements

Color Discrimination

       

x

Near Vision (Correctable to Jaeger 2 or 20/30 binocular)

       

x

Distance Vision (Correctable to Snellen chart 20/30 binocular)

       

x

Hearing Requirements

Hears Whispers < 3 feet

       

x

Hears Whispers 3-8 feet

       

x

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