Certified Medical Assistant - Physician Services
North Bergen, NJ 
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Job Description
Client Summary: Our client is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care.

Job Description: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

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.

Essential Generic Job Functions (List in order of importance):
1. Prepares exam room, treatment room, supplies and instruments.
2. Prepares patients for physician visit and examination assisting as directed.
3. Takes patient's vital signs and records in medical chart.
4. Understands proper function and care of special equipment.
5. 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.
6. Maintains records by completing patient records as directed; file record and reports.
7. Assists with collections/billing procedures as needed.
8. Uses computer software to maintain office systems.
9. Identifies and responds to issues of confidentiality.
10. 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.).
11. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
12. Adheres to company Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
13. Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.

Education Requirement: High School diploma or equivalent such as a GED.

Education Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
1. Excellent communication skills
2. Ability to interact effectively and in a supportive manner with varying populations
3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
4. Knowledge of computerized processes and data entry procedures

Required Certification/Licensing:
  • CMA-NHA (National Healthcareer Association)
  • CMA-NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing)
  • CMA-AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants)
  • RMA-AMT (American Medical Technologists)
  • RMA-NAHP (National Association for Health Professionals)
  • AMCA (American Medical Certification Association)
  • NCMA (National Certification Medical Association)
Schedule Notes: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday
  • No Weekends
  • No Holidays
  • No On-Call
  • Position will have to work/travel to North Bergen, NJ and Paramus, NJ, per day. They will not have to travel to both.
Equiliem Healthcare specializes in staffing clinical, non-clinical, and allied personnel. We excel in all levels, disciplines, and specialties within the healthcare spectrum. Our projects range from short to long term local and travel assignments. Equiliem has been recognized as a certified small business enterprise. In addition, we are proud that we have earned the prestigious Joint Commission accreditation for staffing firms and have been awarded Best in Staffing 4 years running by our employees and client partners.

Benefits offered to our workers include the following:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision & Dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Discounts & Rewards
  • Payroll Payment Options


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, uniform service member status, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This practice extends to all aspects of our employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, firing, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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