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WellStar Health Systems Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - Pulmonary in Austell, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant functions under the direction of the Physician, Clinical Lead, Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Nurse Supervisor and/or Office Manager. Recognizes patient's needs and symptoms in advance. Provides care for the patient under the physician's direction. Includes preparing patient for exams, assisting during treatments, coordinating tests and follow-up care and recording treatment in the medical record. Assists with explaining patient instructions to the patient/family. Demonstrates competency and skills to serve patients of all ages including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. Performs other duties as necessary.

Qualifications

Pulmonary at Cobb

1664 Mulkey Road

Austell, Georgia 30106

Required Minimum Education

  • High School diploma and/or equivalent required. Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program preferred.

  • Graduate from a newly formed medical assistant program in which the program has the intent to seek CAAHEP or ABHES accreditation preferred.

Required Minimum Certification

  • Must have successfully passed a Medical Assistant credentialing body examination (AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT) with current and maintained Medical Assistant Credential.

  • Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association, prior to hire date.

Required Minimum Experience

  • Work experience in a practice setting preferred. Specific experience in practice specialty may be required.

Required Skills

  • Must be organized and attentive to detail.

  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction.

  • Able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills.

  • The employee should also be able to adhere to the WellStar Credo and Code of Conduct.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Job ID 2020-45611

Position Type Full-Time

Department Pulmonary

Facility WellStar Medical Group

Category WellStar Medical Group

City Austell

Shift Days

State Georgia

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