Certified Medical Assistant
For over 70 years Annapolis Pediatrics has provided superior healthcare to the infants, children, adolescents, and young adults in the Annapolis areas and surrounding communities. We commonly care for children of former patients and are proud of the outstanding level of continuity of care Annapolis Pediatrics provides.
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is responsible for performing routine clinical tasks and assists the Provider in all aspects of patient care.
Must be flexible with rotating work schedule/ Evening and Weekend hours required. Must be available to work in any of our five (5) locations.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepare exam rooms for examination of patients
- Keep patient areas clean and well stocked
- Perform patient intake including obtaining vital signs (e.g. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure respirations, weight and height) and record information in patient’s chart.
- Participate in implementation of patient care.
- Prepare for and assist providers during examinations and procedures
- Update providers frequently on patient status and activity so those awaiting procedures are processed efficiently
- Update all staff on the status of patient flow so the need for additional personnel can be assessed quickly and appropriate scheduling maintained to reduce patients wait times
- Maintain and organize all instruments, drugs, equipment and supplies
- Prepare dressings, administer medications and vaccines, perform treatments, lab procedures, and splints as directed by the Provider.
- Perform calibrations and other quality control tests on laboratory test kits
- Ensure all lab tests are performed and results are charted according to protocol
- Distribute appropriate patient information sheets, lab forms, school forms, medication forms, and xray slips to patients as requested by the Providers
- Handle all emergency situations in collaboration with the Providers
- Promote a safe working environment in accordance with applicable laws and regulations including HIPAA, OSHA, and MOSH
- Maintain professionalism and a positive attitude under all circumstances.
- Attend all department meetings, trainings, and huddles.
Experience and Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent required
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the State of Maryland
- CPR certification required.
- One year of experience preferred
- Good working knowledge of medical terminology and use of an electronic medical record (EMR) system.
- Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organizational, Administrative, and Customer Service skills.
- Ability to pay attention to detail and multi-task in a fast pace environment.
- Must be a team player and be able to work independently with daily responsibilities.
Annapolis Pediatrics offers a comprehensive benefit package to include health benefits, paid time off, disability benefits, and a retirement plan.
Interested candidates may send cover letter and resume to [email protected]
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Annapolis Pediatrics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.