MEDICAL ASSISTANT/CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - OPHTHALMOLOGY - Position #2019-154
- Date Posted:
- Full Time
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Redlands - Monday - Friday - 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
The Medical Assistant/Certified
Medical Assistant provides direct front and/or back office patient care as
directed by a Physician, LVN, RN, or other licensed health care provider.
Certified Medical Assistants greet and escort patients to exam rooms, prepare
patients for examinations, assist with procedures, collect specimens and assist
with the overall delivery of patient care in their respective department.
All levels report directly to the Nurse Manager or Nursing Supervisor but may
be assigned a more immediate supervisor as determined by the Nurse Manager or
School Diploma or equivalent, and graduation from an accredited Medical
Assistant program. No experience is required. Current BLS certification (American Heart Association). California
State or Federal CMA certification is required from one of the following
agencies: 1) California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants (CCBMA), 2)
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), 3) American Medical
Technologists (AMT), 4) National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or in the
State of California, Multiskilled Medical Certification Institute (MMCI),
5) National Healthcare Association (NHA)-also known as Certified Clinical
Medical Assistants (CCMA), and 6) National Association for Health Professionals
(NAHP). Non-Certified candidates will be considered, but must obtain
certification within 120 days of hire date. EKG certification preferred. Must
be proficiently skilled in the application and use of Windows, WordPerfect,
Excel, Outlook, clinical applications programs, and the Internet. Typing/word
processing skill of 25 wpm, preferably 40 wpm with high degree of accuracy.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to
multi-task in an efficient, thorough, and prioritized manner; to work quickly,
accurately and independently; and, to anticipate needs and solve problems.
Spanish bilingual preferred.
Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the
minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed
application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu
of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most
qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited
to compete further in the recruitment process. Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to
track for individual applications or discuss the application process.