Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Day

Job ID

5000393157406

Req. No

70029179

Job Title

Certified Medical Assistant

Region

CHRISTUS Physician Group/Ambulatory

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CPG Internal Medicine Assoc-47669

Address

1960 Tybee Lane
Lake Charles, LA  70605
US

Type

Full Time

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Position Summary:
Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Performs selected clinical and administrative duties.
2. Prepares patients for examination and treatment.
3. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. Utilizes knowledge of
sterile technique and infection control procedures requires to clean and disinfect rooms
and equipment, sterilizes instruments as needed.
4. Prepares and maintains inventory supplies and equipment for treatments, including
sterilization.
5. Assists provider in preparing for minor surgeries or physicals.
6. Assists with scheduling of tests, treatments and referrals.
7. Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or provider or referral specialist as
indicated.
8. May order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment.
9. Maintains patient files, record and other information in a professional manner following
policy and procedures regarding documentation.
10. Complies and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
Revised 1/09
11. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
12. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional
affiliations.
13. Follows the CHRISTUS Physician Group guidelines related to the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized
disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
14. Maintains strict confidentiality.
15. Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear,
positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
16. Maintains established CHRISTUS Physician Group policies, procedures, objectives,
quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
17. Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS
Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Physician Group's cultural
diversity objectives.
18. Supports and adheres to CPG Service Guarantee.
19. Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • Certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care contracts is desirable.
 
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