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Centerwell Medical Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

The Medical Assistant 1 is the first point of contact for patient care. Responsible for administrative duties in addition to patient care. The Medical Assistant 1 performs basic administrative/clerical/operational/customer support/computational tasks. Typically works on routine and patterned assignments.

Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant 1 performs clinical duties such as discussing symptoms and gathering and inputting information into the electronic medical records system, taking vital signs, giving injections, performing diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms at an outpatient care site. Collaborates closely with Physicians and Nurses. Delivers direct patient care dependent on what active certification allows. Decisions are limited to defined parameters around work expectations, quality standards, priorities and timing, and works under close supervision and/or within established policies/practices and guidelines with minimal opportunity for deviation.

Required Qualifications

  • Less than 2 years of Medical Assistant experience in 'back-office' direct patient care

  • Applicable State licensure in field of study (RMA/ CMA)

  • Current CPR certification

  • Less than 2 years of leadership experience

  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana/Senior Bridge's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.

  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills

  • Experience in a fast pace/high volume environment

  • Experience with MS Outlook

  • Basic Computer knowledge

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma

  • Bilingual

  • Hands-on professional Phlebotomy experience

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

  • Experience with HEDIS

  • Active Medical Assistant Certification or Registration from the following: American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA), National Healthcareer Association, American Registry of Medical Assistants, National Association for Health Professionals, and/or American Medical Technologist

  • Rad tech license ( AART)

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources

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