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Certified Medical Assistant in Philadelphia, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/13/2018

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Job Description


    • Prepares the environment to assure that the all necessary equipment/information is available for effective and efficient care during the visit.
    • Greets the patient and helps the patients feel prepared for their visit.
    • Completes vital signs, weight and height, EKGs, eye and hearing exams, as assigned.
    • Assures that all documentation is correct and complete.
    • Works with the CRNP and BHC integrated services to provide comprehensive care.
    • Maintain medical records using standard filing systems. Scanning documentation in EMR.
    • Performs inventory control and ordering supplies, as assigned
    • Initiates and performs rapid HIV test, including consent form.
    • Initiates and performs in house drug screening for MAT program.
    • Completes all necessary paperwork.
  1. Manages the forms process.
    • Assists with therapeutic procedures.
    • Prepares and administers medications as ordered.
    • Collects and preserves bodily fluids, blood, and other specimens.
    • Performs simple STAT screening tests on collected specimens.
    • Provide prenatal coverage, as appropriate.
    • Prepares forms for visit.
    • Prepares and forwards requests for referrals as assigned which may involve all or some of the following: obtaining health insurance authorization, completing referral form, making referral appointment for patient, coordinating on-site Transportation Services, and notifying patient when referral is complete.
    • Prepares and forwards request for medication refills as assigned.
    • I2I daily workflow to provide preventive healthcare.
    • Performs a variety of standard lab tests with standing orders from primary care providers (including but not limited to blood sugars, urine dip, etc).
    • Utilize MA Order/Diagnosis work list.
    • Prepares laboratory specimens to assure the correct information.
    • Completes all paperwork and forms related to the handling of specimens and document all actions in the patient record.
    • Takes inventory of supplies on a regular basis, order supplies, and store upon their arrival.
    • Ensures lab equipment properly maintained which includes knowledge of routine handling/usage, storage, and cleansing/sterilization. Have equipment serviced at recommended intervals according to manufacturer's and/or OSHA guidelines.
    • Assists the primary care providers and clinical nurse in collecting information related to triaging patients.
    • Ensures PHQ-2 & ACE 2 data information pulls from registration tablets.
    • Consistently practices universal precautions.
    • Participates in relevant Practice committees.
    • Performs additional duties related to the responsibilities of the Medical Assistant as directed by supervisor.
    • Substitutes for Medical Assistants at other practices, when deemed necessary by supervisor.
    • Supports smooth functioning of practice by completing data entry as assigned.
    • Receives cross-training as a Medical Receptionist and substitutes for this role at the Practice when deemed necessary by supervisor. This includes scheduling, registration, updating patient records, answering phones and other duties as required.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.