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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts assessment within guidelines established by the Nurse Practice Act or training of a medical assistant.

  • Directs patient management activities through triage in determining priority needs for care and reports findings to provider.

  • Assists with the referral of patients to hospitals, health care specialists and enabling services; communicates patient health information to designated provider.

  • Performs appropriate care in assisting the provider in diagnosis and treatment.

  • Observes and corrects, if possible, environmental factors dealing with comfort and safety of patients.

  • Performs all office clinical functions including the following: Prepares patient for examinations and procedures, answers patient questions, performs routine laboratory work, gives injections, performs blood pressure checks, measures height and weight, checks vision.

  • Elicits and records medical histories; maintains clinical records in accordance with facility policies and procedures into the center's electronic health record.

  • Assesses and records applicable vital signs and clinical observations into the center's electronic health record.

  • Prepares patient exam room and equipment for each appointment.

  • Provides treatment and assists with office procedures as ordered by the provider.

  • Orders medical and laboratory supplies; routinely checks medical equipment.

  • Performs office laboratory tests in compliance with CUA regulations.

  • Prepares specimens to be sent to referral lab; maintains lab log.

  • Provide appropriate patient follow-up as ordered by the provider.

  • Maintains cleanliness of all clinical areas, washes and sterilizes work areas and equipment.

  • Performs emergency care and CPR in an outpatient setting in accordance with facility protocol.

  • Records and reports data as required by various governmental agencies.

  • Participates in staff meetings/facility committees.

  • Provides appropriate patient follow-up as ordered by provider.

  • Relates provider orders to pharmacies and hospitals; maintains procedure log.

  • Supports the ongoing Performance Improvement/Risk Management program in order to maintain and improve the quality of patient car provided by EVCHS.

  • Participates in continuing education and in-service programs.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of accredited Certified Medical Assitant program

  • Current CMA license in the state of Illinois

  • Ability to analyze and interpret a variety of patient signs and symptoms

  • Ability to make assessments and provide patient care to patients with a variety of health care needs

  • Ability to successfully obtain blood samples via phlebotomy and capillary sticks

  • Ability to accurately prepare and administer patient medication and/or vaccines via intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular injections

**PLEASE NOTE**

 

Illinois Executive Order 2021-20 requires that all Eagle View Community Health System employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees who are not fully vaccinated may submit a medical or religious exemption for consideration. Eagle View Community Health System provides the COVID vaccine free of charge to employees. As a healthcare provider, Eagle View Community Health System required masks in all clinic locations. 

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