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Certified Medical Assistant CEP

Company: Geisinger
Location: Orviston
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant CEP
Location: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Centre County Community Medicine Division
Date Posted: 11/16/2023
Job ID: R-54638
Job Summary---Acts as a mentor, EPIC super user and educator for the department and/or clinic site. Provides direct patient care and clinical support for physicians and other providers in the outpatient setting. Functions as an integral member of the health care team under the direction of the provider. Performs clinical duties such as preparing patients, collecting and reviewing pertinent information, performing technical duties, documenting using the electronic medical record, and supporting a safe environment for patients. Provides administrative and clerical support for the clinic/department including patient scheduling, filing reports, and following up on documentation, phone calls, and billing inquiries. Graduate of an accredited 1-year certificate or 2-year diploma Medical Assistant program preferred.
Job Duties---

  • Hours: Rotating daylight, 7a-7p
  • Occasional Travel to other sites for meetings, as needed
  • Provides nursing care to patients by identifying and addressing physical, social and psychological needs of the patient and family to the registered nurse.
  • Serves as a resource to patients, families, and healthcare team.
  • Performs all aspects of the Certified Medical Assistant position.
  • Mentors the professional development of novice team members.
  • Coordinates a consistent orientation by communication of orientee's progress and needs to other preceptors as appropriate.
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and support for staff members at the unit level.
  • Actively participates as a team member in working toward team goals of the unit and organization.
  • Supports and reinforces health teaching to patients.
  • Satisfactorily completes all aspects of the domain selected in the Career Enhancement Program (mentor, educator, performance improvement, clinical coordinator, or any other additional domain as identified by unit need).
  • Completes all unit based skill competencies on an annual basis.
  • Submits portfolio to reporting supervisor to document performance in the Career Enhancement Program prior to performance evaluation.
  • Serves as a unit preceptor for orientees.
  • Assists with completion or orientation paperwork.
  • Meets with orientee weekly during orientation period.
  • Reviews orientees progress weekly with clinical Nurse Educator.
  • Assists with unit based education.
  • Assists with review of unit based competencies and skills assessments.
  • Provides small group in-services or informal displays on the unit.
  • Assists with unit education for new products, procedures and equipment.
  • Responsible for actively participating in patient safety improvement initiatives and reporting.
  • Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events.Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assist (RMA) required. Certified by one of the listed governing associations required: NHA, AMT, AAMA, NAHP, NCCT, AAH, or AMCA.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Preferred)
    ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification within 6 months - Default Issuing Body; Certified Medical Assistant - Default Issuing Body
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Altoona , Certified Medical Assistant CEP, Other , Orviston, Pennsylvania

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