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Certified Medical Assistant
Capital Health Primary Care, Ewing
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Ewing, NJ 08628
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Responsibilities:
  • Prepare exam rooms for patient encounters and assist LIP as requested. Direct patients to examination rooms, assist in preparing patients for examination and assist patients in undressing, dressing and getting on and off the examination table. Notify provider of patient's arrival and readiness for their examination. Assist providers with patient examinations.
  • Review charts prior to patients' scheduled appointments to ensure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider. Record medical history, current medications, treatments and problem list accurately. Obtain and record patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure and reason for visit.
  • Assist with patient equipment downloads, utilizing a variety of medical device software programs and printing appropriate reports for LIP review accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist with medication reconciliation process, reviewing and accurately documenting patient medications.
  • Accurately and efficiently perform all clerical duties as needed, including, but not limited to, patient registration, billing, answering phones, scheduling appointments and initiating, maintaining and filing medical records.
  • Assist with equipment cleaning, disinfection and pasteurization, documenting appropriately according to standardized protocols.
  • Disseminate and communicate accurate patient information appropriate to the patient's disorder.
  • Accurately input data in the registration, electronic medical record, database and scheduling systems according to established procedures.
  • Assist patients in completing essential paperwork and questionnaires.
  • Ensure exam rooms are cleaned after each patient and appropriately stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and forms. Practice proper infection control techniques.
  • Cross-trained to perform Patient Reception Representative job duties as needed.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, basic computer and data entry skills, and medical record management background.
  • Perform other selected clinical and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of primary healthcare and patient care management within any CH office location under the direction of a provider and manager in accordance with the objectives and policies of Capital Health (CH) and respective state laws governing such actions and activities.
  • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight and temperature; and reporting patient history summary.
  • Clean exam rooms, obtain lab specimens, assist the physicians and other staff as needed, select appropriate equipment prior to collection to streamline process, and verify specimen orders per department policy.

Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Graduate from a post-secondary Medical Assistance Program accredited by a national accrediting agency approved by New Jersey: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center of Competency Testing (NCCT), National Healthcareer Association (NHA), American Medical Technologists (AMT) or Board of Medical Examiners (BME).
  • No minimum work experience required.
Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing healthcare organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.

Capital Health Medical Group is made up of more than 250 physicians and other providers who offer primary and specialty care, as well as hospital-based services, to patients throughout the region.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
  • 403b savings and retirement program
  • Educational assistance program
  • Facility with $100 million in new renovations
Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.

Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.


Learn more about us:
www.capitalhealth.org

Equal Opportunity Employer.