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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Assistant Coordinator / Outpatient Cardiology in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

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  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1

  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs

  • Family-focused benefits

  • Wellness incentives

  • Ongoing mentorship, development, and leadership programs

  • And more

Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Medical Assistant certification from NHA, NCCT, AAMA, or AMT.

  • HS Diploma or GED preferred.

  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association upon hire

Description

Medical Assistant (MA) Coordinator, Outpatient Cardiology

Shift: Full Time, 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Location: The Emory Clinic, 5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA

We are seeking a capable Medical Assistant / MA Coordinator who has acquired broad experience in caring for patients, and has developed a sound understanding about the care of a particular patient population.

  • Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to, taking vital signs, administering a limited profile of medications per The Emory Clinic approved policy, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting.

  • Assists in emergency situations as directed by an licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • May also be responsible for some administrative duties in support of patient and practice operations including patient check in/out, responding to patient requests, reinforcing patient and family education, and visitor/telephone reception.

  • Maintains patients' charts and records data, ensuring proper identification, documentation, routing, and confidentiality.

  • Maintains a clean and healthy environment in compliance with Universal Precaution guidelines and safety standards.

  • Orders, verifies, and stores unit supplies.

  • All duties and patient interaction performed in accordance with Emory Healthcare patient and family centered care standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • One year work experience preferred.

  • Certificate verifying successful completion of a medical assistant training program from an accredited school.

  • Current AHA BLS certification is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.

  • Must successfully complete all medical assistant orientation and training requirements including certification and annual skills competency.

  • Current certification as one of the following is required: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from the American Medical Technologists (AMT), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from the National Healthcare Association (NHA), or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

  • Preferred certification is the CMA or RMA.

  • Must successfully complete all medical assistant orientation and training requirements and annual skills competency.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Cardio EKG

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 126312

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $16.70/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $23.46/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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