Certified Medical Assistant- Athens, Ga

Job Number: 111113

Piedmont Athens Regional Physician Services - Athens, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

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;


Requirements

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 preferred

Previous experience in medical office environment, such as internship

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION:

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


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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