Certified Medical Assistant
- Location: Hyannis, MA
- Posted: May 24, 2019
Assist Clinicians with office procedures and examinations
Manages patient flow for clinicians.
Greets and assists patients into exam areas. Obtains relevant information, takes vital signs and inputs pertinent clinical information into the medical records .Prepares for exams and procedures according to department protocol.
Advocates for patients as appropriate and assists in resolving patient concerns.
Assist clinicians with clinical procedures and/or additional test specific to the department. May advise patient of preparation required for exam or testing, and provides patient with follow- up instructions when needed.
Keeps patients informed of visit status, unforeseen delays and other relevant information.
Ensures exam rooms are prepared and maintained. Cleans exam rooms and treatment areas, and maintains supplies, instruments and equipment.
Maintain accurate/timely documentation in patients chart.
Orders and maintains clinic supplies and equipment according to department policy.
Transports all dirty/clean instruments to the Sterile Processing Department on a daily basis.
Performs all daily quality measures and logs, including but not limited to;
Eye wash station
Hand hygiene survey
HCG testing log
Chem strip log
Assists in patient reception and answering telephone as needed.
Provides clerical and secretarial support as needed.
Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.
Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospitals commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English
High School Diploma or GED
Nationally Certified Medical Assistant
Current Basic Life Support Certification required.
Successful passage of a Medical Terminology course or successful passage of the CCH Medical Terminology challenge exam