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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Medical Assistant (Internal Medicine)

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is hiring a Full-Time Certified Medical Assistant (Internal Medicine).

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Education & Experience:

* Meet the education/experience requirements for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Medical Personnel (AAMP).
* Passing score of (eighty) 80% or better on customer service assessment test.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required:

* RMA AMT or AAMP in lieu of CMA or CCMA.

Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

* Mississippi State and School Employees' Health Insurance Plan (administered by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi)
* Dental (AlwaysCare)
* Vision (AlwaysCare)
* Flexible spending accounts (Southern Administrators & Benefits Consultants)
* State employees' term life insurance (Minnesota Life)
* Supplemental term life insurance (UNUM)
* Whole life insurance (UNUM)
* Short-term disability (UNUM)
* Long-term disability (UNUM)
* Employee assistance program (Humana)
* Tuition benefit for full-time employees' children attending UMMC or Ole Miss

Education & Experience:

* High school diploma/GED required and completion of a formal medical office assistant or equivalent training program, such as but not limited to: certified medical assistant, emergency medical technician, or licensed practical nurse with no clinic experience or , high school diploma/GED required and two (2) years experience in a healthcare setting.
* Passing score of (eighty) 80% or better on customer service assessment test.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and medical terminology.
* Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
* Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff.
* Verbal and written communication skills.
* Record management and accounting skills.
* Ability to collect, record, and maintain data

Responsibilities:

* Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks; checks in patients, obtains patient medical histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts, and assists with medical examinations.
* Performs routine specialized procedures such as venipuncture, catheterization, and sterile dressing changes in accordance with established protocols. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens for analysis.
* Arranges examining room instruments and equipment; sterilizes medical instruments; disposes contaminated supplies; maintains stocks of medicines and medical supplies.
* Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established guidelines.
* Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, verifying demographic and insurance information, scheduling appointments, and performing billing and bookkeeping.
* Practices safety, environmental, and infection control methods.
* The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, frequent kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking.

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Keywords: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Jackson, Mississippi

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