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Certified Medical Assistant (PT) - OGOA - Lakewood and Toms River, NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Toms River
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Medical Assistant (PT) - OGOA - Lakewood and Toms River, NJReq #:0000070155
Category:Medical Assistant
Status:Part-Time
Shift:Day
Facility:Barnabas Health Medical Group
Location:
Ogoa, Lakewood, Toms River, NJ 08701
Sign-on Bonus Now Provided for This Position!**
Job Summary:
A Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) performs routine clinical and clerical tasks under the direction of a physician or other health practitioner. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs, medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, processing prescription refills, and assists with minor procedures as directed by a physician or health practitioner. The CMA acts as a practice ambassador contributing to overall patient experience, safety, and privacy.
Essential Functions:
Performs clinical tasks such as blood draws, EKGs, hearing and vision screens, urinalysis, injections, vaccinations, and medication administration, treatments and minor surgeries as needed

Supports practice needs with clerical tasks such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, collecting co-pays, preparing lab requests, and other clerical tasks as assigned

Communicates with insurance providers and handles pre-authorizations and certifications as necessary

Prepares rooms, arranges instruments and equipment, and ensures a neat and sanitary environment

Rooms patients, verifies patient information, confirms purpose of visit, obtains and records vitals and updates medical history

Communicates with patients and other providers per the instruction of the overseeing physician or health practitioner

Creates and maintains health record information, files and organizes as needed

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED required within one (1) year of hire. Candidates who do not possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent at time of hire will be provided the opportunity to enroll in a GED/HSEA program as a condition of employment. New hires will be provided one (1) year from date of hire to successfully complete a GED program and obtain their HSEA. *

Medical Assistant Certification required or the ability and willingness to obtain certification from one of the following recognized organizations within 60 days of hire: NHA, NCCT, AMT, AAMA, NCMA, AMCA, NAHP. Job title will reflect Medical Assistant and will convert to Certified Medical Assistant upon proof of certification.

BLS Certification approved by AHA, required

At least 6 months of relevant experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of patient satisfaction and safety

Ability to take vital signs and perform a patient assessment

Administration of medications as directed by physician or health practitioner

Phlebotomy and EKG, preferred

Proficient knowledge of medical terminology

Strong written and oral communication skills essential

Attention to accuracy and detail

Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure

Knowledge of electronic medical record (EMR) systems, preferred

*RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts
Hours*:
This position is part time between the hours of:
Monday: 8:30am 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am 5:00pm
The CMA for Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associates will mostly support Lakewood, but must be willing to support Toms River as well.
*Hours are subject to change as business needs require. Evening pay shift differential available for any regularly scheduled hours, Monday Friday, after 5:00pm. Weekend pay shift differential available.
**Sign-on bonus only provided to external hires. Internal RWJBH employees do not qualify for this benefit.
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Additional Information:
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.
RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Medical/Dental/Vision plans

401 (k)

PTO

Short & Long Term Disability

Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Equal Opportunity Employer
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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