Position Certified Medical Assistant
Pay Range: DOE
|Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments, ensures cleanliness
- Maintains X-ray equipment.
- Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient histories and vital signs. Assists with patient EKGs and treadmill tests
- Gives injections and performs blood draws/finger stick
- Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.
- Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician.
- Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments.
- Prepares patients for interogation of pacemaker
- Maintains drug closets, disposes of expired medications.
- Assists with maintenance of patient files, records and other information.
- Faxes reports to referring clinics and logs incoming and outgoing reports.
- Attends clinical staff meetings
- Participates in in-service meetings, professional development and committees as requested.
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- Cross-trains to assist with Holter/Event monitors, Coumadin Clinic, call backs, filing and billing slips
- Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants
- Current CMA and CPR certificates
- One year CMA experience
- Cardiology experience preferred
- Appropriate education and 3 years of experience may be substituted for education requirement.
- Knowledge of medical examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care
- Knowledge of AHI policies and procedures including common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
- Knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm recognition and basic pharmacology
- Knowledge of computer systems, AHI programs and applications
- Skill in vital signs, EKGs, treadmills
- Skill in maintaining patient records and recording test results.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
- Skill in patient education regarding a variety of cardiology issues and medications
- Ability to maintain quality control standards.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
- Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
- Ability to communicate clearly.
- Demonstrate ability to multi-task; perform tasks within time frames assigned.
- Demonstrate schedule flexibility; adjust to shifting priorities; stay organized in a changing environment; stay focused during stressful or difficult situations; exhibit comfort with ambiguity.
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.
AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities. AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED