The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is a multi-skilled worker who assumes a wide range of clinical and administrative roles within the physician office setting. Under the supervision of a Physician and/or the direction of a licensed nurse, the CMA provides direct and indirect patient care, performs laboratory and other testing, and may assist with clerical functions. The CMA serves as a key team player when interacting and communicating with patients and/or clinical staff in the ambulatory care environment
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- CMA or RMA required through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
- Certification required upon hire or within 6 months from hire date if eligible to sit for exam - must provide proof of eligibility. New Grads must obtain certification/registration within 1 year from hire date - Must provide proof of graduation. Acquisitions must obtain certification/registration within 1 year from hire date.
- CERT BLS
- Previous relevant healthcare experience.
- Associate's Degree preferred.
- Second language proficiency a plus.