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Certified Medical Assistant

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health
Lafayette

Job Description

The Medical Assistant provides administrative and clinical support to physician practices. Under the direct supervision of an RN, Medical Assistants may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or is does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself. With specified training and conditions, Medical Assistants may be allowed to administer medication and withdraw blood. The Certified Medical Assistant must be certified or registered by the AAMA, AMT, or equivalent agency.

Qualifications

Education High school diploma or equivalent required. Certification from formal training program required.
Licensure Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), registered by the American Medical Technologist (AMT), or equivalent agency required. CPR certification required.
OtherKnowledge of medical terminology preferred. Computer experience required, EHR preferred, Epic preferred. Must have good communication skills in dealing with patients, physicians and other personnel. Must hav good organizational skills. One to two years physician office experience preferred.

Schedule

PRN - Days

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