Certified Medical Assistant - PRN

ProCare Pain Solutions • Marshall, MI 49068

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Southern Michigan Pain Consultants (ProCare Pain Solutions) is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant (PRN or Resource) for our Portage location. We offer employees competitive wages, paid holidays, and paid time off. Employees can expect no night, weekend, or holiday shifts.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Certified Medical Assistant (MA) functions in a clinical and administrative support role to assist the health care professional to ensure the delivery of quality health care services. The MA works under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse. The MA reports to the Clinical Coordinator.

REQUIREMENTS:

General:
  • Applicant must be available to and have means to travel as necessary for orientation, training, and for coverage at additional practice sites
  • CPR certification or acquisition within 90 days of employment
Education:

Minimum: Certified / Registered Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse with medical terminology and formal pharmacology

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from American Medical Technologists
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from the National Center for Competency Testing
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from the National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) from the National Healthcareer Association
Work Experience:

Minimum: One-year recent, relevant experience

Preferred: Demonstrated knowledge of surgical asepsis, Universal Precautions, MDPH and OSHA standards

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Skills
  • Create value by working together with mutual respect and trust within and across our network at every level appreciating individual differences.
  • Provide safe patient care
  • Report facts with accuracy, follow instructions, and complete assignments independently
  • Collect patient assessment data pertaining to the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and learning needs of the patient utilizing effective communication skills
  • Provide patient care, direct and indirect, under the supervision of the RN and in accordance with the Michigan Nurse Practice Act.
  • Follow appropriate standards, policies and procedures to provide optimal patient care
  • Perform efficiently in emergency situations following established standards, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events
  • Facilitate effective working relationships/communications with all members of health team to promote a consistent and efficient continuum of patient care.
  • Regard change as an opportunity and constantly adjust to it.
Quality Management
  • Adhere to Universal Precautions guidelines
  • Conduct self in every area, personal and professional, with adherence to the highest ethical standards.
  • Participate in quality management and clinical outcomes
  • Demonstrate awareness of and adherence to safety and legal requirements for nursing in pain management
  • Pursue new opportunities enthusiastically that improve processes and ultimately the organization.
  • Regard change as an opportunity and constantly adjust to it.
  • Manage situations in a manner that minimizes risk
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Independently mobile
  • Approximately 80% of time spent standing / walking
  • Moderate to heavy computer use
  • Periodic heavy physical exertion
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Frequent bending, kneeling, overhead lifting, pushing and pulling
  • Ability to wear a lead apron
  • Auditory and visual skills
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Very busy, stressful environment
  • Exposure to a variety of attitudes and personalities from patients, families, and visitors

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