Medical Assistant Ambulatory | Vermillion Clinic
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Facility: Vermillion Clinic
Location: Vermillion, SD
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
The Medical Assistant (MA) functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of practice. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Demonstrates the ability to follow directions. Guides patients in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests according to established processes and policies. Logs drug/medication data into a computer and maintains computerized records. Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a licensed provider or registered nurse. Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Understands medical terminology associated with the contents of patient charts.
Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program. Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
Nationally certified or registered as a Medical Assistant (MA).
Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited to, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the Nation Health Career Association (NHCA), Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), etc. Registration (RMA) obtained through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) also acceptable.
Additional state requirements include:
South Dakota (SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Re-certification as required.
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