Hackensack Meridian Health

Certified Medical Assistant- Lung & Airway Center/Surgical Subspecialties

Job ID
2023-133967
Department
Thoracic Surgery_JFK
Site
HMH Physician Services, Inc.
Job Location
US-NJ-Edison
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
40
Shift
Day
Shift Hours
Varies
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. 

 
At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. 
 
Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

 

The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in providing clinical care to select patients under the supervision of the professional nurse or licensed medical practitioner and provides clerical office assistance.

 

Responsibilities

The day in the life of the Certified Medical Assistant at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Prepares exam room, treatment room, supplies and instruments.
  • Prepares patients for physician visit and examination assisting as directed.
  • Takes patient's vital signs and records in medical chart.
  • Understands proper function and care of special equipment.
  • Performs EKG, PFT, Audiometry, Titmus Test as indicated after a performance evaluation checklist completion. Also performs UDS, BAT, Phlebotomy, and other lab testing as indicated after performance evaluation checklist completion.
  • Maintains records by completing patient records as directed; file record and reports.
  • Assists with collections/billing procedures as needed.
  • Uses computer software to maintain office systems.
  • Identifies and responds to issues of confidentiality.
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
  • Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 1 hour a day.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and in a supportive manner with varying populations
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of computerized processes and data entry procedures

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant or Certified Registered Medical Assistant or National Certified Medical Assistant or Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate or Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Clinical Medical Assistant Specialist or Certified Registered Medical Assistant
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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