CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (CMA)
Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Johnston City
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to
provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must
begin by providing our employees with that same care and
appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow
professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and
the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth
of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees.
As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees in Carbondale, IL,
we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke,
bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services.
Multiple locations in Herrin, Murphysboro, Carbondale, Harrisburg,
Marion, Anna, Benton, Carterville, and West Frankfort. Multiple
specialty areas to support such as Family Practice, Urgent Care,
Pediatrics, Neurology, Behavioral Health, Infectious Disease,
Surgery/Trauma, Oncology, Plastics.
Minimum pay is $14.84 per hour, more for experienced hires.
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) works collaboratively with
physicians and other caregivers to deliver appropriate treatment
and nursing interventions in an ambulatory office setting.
Responsibilities Assists providers within the scope of clinical
license in all aspects of patient care, including treatment, tests,
procedures, and follow-up care as requested.
Escorts patients between waiting and clinical areas in a
professional and courteous manner, including providing direct
assistance to patients with wheelchairs or other limitations in
Follows office procedures to provide a thorough patient history and
assessment during office visit.
Appropriately and efficiently triages and responds to all patient
and provider communication, including phone calls, emails, patient
portal messages, and in-person requests.
Documents thoroughly and appropriately in the patient record.
Follows office procedure to monitor expiration dates and storage
conditions of medication and supplies.
Reorders and restock office or clinical supplies using good
stewardship to avoid shortages or overstocking.
Uses proper sterilization, biohazard, and infection control
procedures to prepare and maintain equipment and patient care
Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and
evaluating new equipment and technologies.
Collaborates with providers and nurses outside of the immediate
office setting to ensure continuity of patient care across all
specialties and treatment settings.
High School diploma or equivalent
Medical assistant certification required. NCCT or AAMA
Technical Experience: 1 year clinical experience
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