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Certified Medical Assistant
Ref No.: 18-07162
Location: Somerset, New Jersey
Job Description: Medical Staffing Services Inc., is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to work in Somerset, NJ.

The Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep clinics or physician offices running smoothly.  The duties of the medical assistant may vary from office to office depending on the office size, location and specialty.  The Medical Assistant reports to the Nursing Supervisor or the Office Manager and maintains a cooperative working relationship with patients, patient's families, medical staff and interdepartmental personnel.
 
The Medical Assistant is expected to practice safe and ethical assistant duties within his/her scope under the direction of Registered Nurse, Office Manager or Physician.  The Medical Assistant should understand his/her own limitations, seeking advice and assistance when necessary.  Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Clerical Duties
    • Answer Telephone
    • Greet patients
    • Update and file patient medical records
    • Fill out insurance forms
    • Handle both written and verbal correspondence
    • Schedule appointments
    • Arrange for hospital admissions
    • Handle billing and bookkeeping
  • Clinical Duties
    • Taking medical histories
    • Taking and recording vital signs
    • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
    • Preparing patients for examination
    • Assisting physician with examinations
    • Collecting and prepare laboratory specimens
    • Performing laboratory tests
    • Disposing of contaminated supplies
    • Sterilizing medical equipment
    • Authorizing prescription refills as directed by physician
    • Performing EKGs
    • Removing sutures
    • Changing dressings
                                                                               
Education Requirement: Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience.
Strong phlebotomy skills needed.
Current BLS card required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: AAMA, AMT, NHA, OR NCCT
Hours:  
Other Information:
Must submit 2 clinical references AND skills checklist along with resume for consideration.

Must also send the License or Certification Number, with date obtained, and date of expiration.
  • Please make candidates aware that they must obtain/supply, on their own, the following mandatory MEDICAL DOCUMENTS:
Physical exam
TB Screening Test
MMR Immunization - Proof of immunity
Varicella Immunization - Proof of immunity
Hepatitis B Vaccination / Declination Form
Influenza Vaccination


Interested in this job opportunity? Please call Jeanne at [732] 353-4247 or email jeanne@staffing-the-universe.com