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Certified Medical Assistant - Family Practice Jackson

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewAtlantic Health System is seeking a Full Time experienced Certified Medical Assistant in Jackson, NJ location for Centrastate Family Practice of Jackson, part of Atlantic Medical Group.The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in the delivery of healthcare and patient care management and may at times be responsible for performing clerical office functions in an assigned department, including greeting patients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and taking telephone messages.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:

  • Correctly performs all scheduled and assigned tasks while continually observing patient needs.
  • Accurately collects patient data utilizing learned technical skills under the direction of the RN.
  • Participates in preparation and intervention of diagnostic or therapeutic patient care.
  • Performs pain (5th vital sign) screening as indicated.
  • Provides appropriate interventions as directed by nurse.
  • Reports and documents patient condition and patient care outcomes to nurse or physician.
  • Transports specimens, equipment or supplies utilizing appropriate and safe techniques.
  • Assures exam, treatment and utility rooms are clean, in order, appropriately stocked and ready for use.
  • Prepares instruments to send to central services for disinfecting or sterilization; cleans wheelchairs and exam tables as needed.
  • Inventories and maintains of stock medications and patient care supplies; reorders as needed.
  • Pulls and prepares patient records prior to appointments; accurately files records.
  • Assists to schedule patients in clinical computer system as needed.QualificationsEducation:
    • High school Diploma or GED requiredQualifications/Requirements of Certified Medical Assistant:
      • Medical Assistant certification through AAMA, AMCA, AMT, NCCT, or NHA required
      • Working knowledge of clinical duties, organizational policies and procedures, and Electronic Health Records.
      • Knowledge of CPT and/or ICD-10 coding preferred.
      • Knowledge of physician business office procedures.
      • Skill in identifying and resolving problems.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers and the public.
      • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing
      • Proficiency in the operation of a computer keyboard.About UsAtlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune's "Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For" list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.EEO StatementAtlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

Keywords: Atlantic Health System, Newark , Certified Medical Assistant - Family Practice Jackson, Healthcare , Morristown, New Jersey

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