SCOPE OF POSITION
The Medical Assistant, Certified/Registered will work under the supervision of a Physician or their designee. The Certified/ Registered Medical Assistant is responsible for nursing care patients assigned to that position. One of the primary responsibilities of the nurse is to follow assigned duties outlined by specific physicians. The assistant should possess a basic knowledge of nursing principals and procedures and demonstrate skills and techniques of good patient care. The duties and expectations will ensure a standard of patient care. As additional duties develop, the assistant should document and update the list of required responsibilities on competency check list. The physician and his/her assistant should have a partnership relationship that enhances the overall medical treatment of each patient. This position will demonstrate competency in the care of patients of infants, adolescent, adults and geriatrics.
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of a medical assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education (ABHES) and have successfully passed the Certification Exam from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).
Valid and active Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) licensure