Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Certified Medical Assistant (CMA/MA), Full Time in Libby, Montana
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is seeking a Full Time Certified Medical Assistant in the Family Medicine Clinic!
The CMA provides clerical and administrative support such as scheduling appointments. This position works collaboratively with Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, RN's LPN's and other department staff to meet the physical, psychosocial, education and spiritual needs of the patient and family. The CMA is responsible for patient flow for the provider through telephone response, exam and procedure assistance, patient education, patient call backs, and direct communication with both the provider and the Practice Manager. This position requires both front office/reception and direct patient care are required on a daily basis.
Major Job Duties & Responsibilities
Provides patient care which includes rooming patients, completing necessary vital signs, recording accurate information into the electronic medical record and other duties as assigned by the physician.
Assists the physician with procedures. Prior to any procedure the MA must ensure that the appropriate consent has been obtained.
Performs tests as directed by the physician (within the scope of practice).
Completes monthly duties (i.e. check out dates, stocking rooms, sample drug closet, crash cart) as assigned in a timely manner to maintain practice compliance with rules and regulations.
Manages care issues that are within the scope of practice such as suture/staple removal, dressing changes, injections, application/removal of braces/casts, etc.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to the practice manager, co-workers, and physician.
Ensures that all instruments are properly handled and sterilized and that all rooms are fully stocked at the end of the day. Supplies are to be ordered in a timely manner so that patient care is never impacted.
MA’s are cross-trained and able to function as front office staff if necessary.
All medical information that is gathered by the MA needs to be accurately and timely placed in the EMR system. The MA needs to be functional within the current EMR environment.
Manages follow-up calls and questions from patients within the scope of practice.
Performs all aspects of patient care within an environment which optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical or health errors, all while supporting a culture of safety and confidentiality.
Ensures that all lab specimens are taken to the lab by the end of each business day and that no labs are left overnight in the office.
Ensures that all equipment is handled in a safe and correct manner.
Works well under pressure in a high traffic work environment.
Participates in monthly staff meetings, training sessions, and annual education sessions, disaster drills, etc.
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities
Strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and social skills.
Possess excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills.
Functions independently with self-confidence in a clinical office environment.
Practices with honesty and moral vigor as well as accepts full responsibility for actions.
Operated with ample verbal, written, and computer skills.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the care of patients.
Communicates clearly and appropriately with colleagues, peers, supervisors, and medical providers.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Current CMA certification.
BLS certification preferred; must obtain within 3 months of hire.
SAPAA certification preferred; must obtain within 6 months of hire.
Six (6) months of related work experience in a previous medical office or other related medical practice preferred, but not required.
Experience performing minor procedures and minor in-office lab testing under the CLIA wavered test status regulations preferred.
Schedule will be based on the needs of the clinic.
Benefits Package Available.
CPMC Family Medicine