Certified Medical Assistant -Must have Substance Abuse experience
Straight send in -no interviews
Worksite Location (Address, City, State):
Counseling & Mental Health
Baltimore, MD 21223
Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
Temp to Hire
Pay Rate Range:
This position will serve as Medical Assistant to Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioner in the Outpatient Adult Medicine Clinic. Duties include medication administration, storage, ordering and logging of medications, providing clinic visit information and front desk duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)
Certified Medical Assistant/Registered Medical Assistant Job Duties: (other duties may be assigned)
•Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
•Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to see the provider.
•Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
•Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during visit; preparing laboratory specimens if needed; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises if needed; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood if needed; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
•Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
•Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
•Generates revenues by recording billing information of services rendered; completing insurance forms; responding to insurance and other third-party inquiries.
•Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
•Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
•Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
•Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
•Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of
Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
• Informs Supervisor of the problems and progress of clients both through regularly scheduled supervisory sessions and on an “as needed” basis.
•Attend staff meetings, in-services and external training as assigned. Completes performance measures within time frames.
•Front desk coverage, answering phones, and other duties as assigned.
•Give injections as ordered by the Provider, handle prior authorization requests.
Candidates with substance abuse and addictions experience highly preferred.