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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Assistant Proceduralist, Ob/Gyn Clinic, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, 8a-5:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Important Details about this role: (Please Read)

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

*We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Benefits begin on day one of employment.

To be considered for this role, please upload the following items:

  • Resume

  • BLS

  • Your national Medical Assistant Certification from one of the four organizations below

National Certifications we accept are from:

  • 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 Healthcareer Association (NHA)

  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION :

  • Assist with office based procedures following aseptic technique, hand off instruments, assist with obtaining, labeling and sending specimens, perform low and high level disinfection procedures, perform POC testing, enter orders into computer

  • Room patients, set up exam/ procedure rooms.

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to, taking vital signs, administering a limited number of medication per 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 physicians and APP's with patients, equipment preparation, aseptic technique and surgical procedures in the exam/procedure room.

  • Prepares the exam/ procedure room by assembling routine supplies, materials, instruments and equipment; obtains special supplies indicated by physician.

  • Accountable for the care and handling of instruments and equipment.

  • Assists in the preparation, transportation, and positioning of patients for the procedure and provides for the physical comfort, safety, and privacy of the patient during the procedure.

  • Observes patient for possible symptoms which may indicate a change in condition and reports to appropriate member of medical team for immediate action.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the principles of sterile technique and infection control; practices appropriate procedures to maintain a sterile environment.

  • Chaperone and assist for every patient intimate examination.

  • Performs accurate POC testing

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • One year work experience preferred.

  • Certificate verifying successful completion of a medical assistant training program from an accredited school, military hospital corps, or Medical Center.

  • Equivalent training or successful completion of a practical, diploma, associate, or baccalaureate nursing program required.

  • Current AHA BLS Provider (CPR) certification is required for hire and must be renewed 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 Healthcareer Association (NHA), or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

  • Preferred certification is the CMA or RMA.

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

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

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 GynOb Womens Center ESJH

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 100715

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 8a-5:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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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