Medical Assistant-Certified, Athens Ga

Piedmont Healthcare Athens, GA
JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for providing a variety of patient care activities under the supervision of a physician, physician extender, or registered nurse in accordance with established guidelines and standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Meets and greets patients;

2. Obtains appropriate patient information and medical history;

3. Accurately completes and documents patient medical and physical histories and other related items in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR);

4. Records vital signs; Performs EKG, spirometry and or other similar office procedures;

5. Aids the physician, extender, and or nursing staff during treatment, examination, and or testing of patients - may include injections and immunizations;

6. Prepares and maintains examination/treatment rooms, including inventory of supplies and equipment;

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

High School diploma or GED.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: No experience required

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: None

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

ACLS through the American Heart Association: required as needed by the practice.

School: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP); or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES); or similarly recognized accrediting organization or completion of a Nursing Assistant program.

BLS required

Previous experience in medical office environment, such as internship

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Certification: Candidate must possess a certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); or a similarly recognized certifying organization