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CMA - Pulmonology

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

$500.00 Sign on bonus

The Certified Medical Assistant / Registered Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and patient care support duties in a medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures that the office runs smoothly.


H.S. Diploma/GED

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) From the following certification bodies: National Health Career Association (NHA), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), American Medical Technologists (AMT), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), American Allied Health (AAH) upon hire or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) From the following certification bodies: American Medical Technologists (AMT) or The American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) upon hire.
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares for patient visit by performing chart preparation.
  • Performs tests/procedures as ordered. Maintains test tracking log, communicating test results per policy. Identifies and communicates abnormal or delayed test results to provider.
  • Responsible for accurate specimen collection including patient identification and labeling based on laboratory collection procedures.
  • Administers medications as ordered by provider including documentation. Communicates with pharmacies to refill medication per approved protocol.
  • Anticipates the need for and completes all documentation necessary to ensure quality care including chief complaint, vital signs, immunizations/medications, history, procedures, and messages.
  • Distributes patient education and discharge instructions per provider direction. Direct patient questions regarding education to provider.
  • Communicates with other providers to ensure continuity of care. Documents all patient communication in the medical record.
  • Obtains medical record release of information in accordance with HIPAA policy policies and procedures. Maintains medical record filing by scanning or re-filing of charts. Disposes of papers containing patient identifiable information according to policy. Participates in medical record audits and indicator development.
  • Complies with established infection control, OSHA safety standards and accrediting organization regulations.
  • Collaborates with provider and billing department to accurately code and capture charges.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information:

    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.

Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , CMA - Pulmonology, Other , Normal, Illinois

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