Medical Assistant - CMA/RMA or LPN - Full time

Fairlawn, OH

Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.  Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management.  Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the office services.  Conveys a positive image of medical office. Must be willing to work at the front desk along with being an MA. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of one year work experience medical office environment.
  • Certified Medical Assistants(CMA) or Registered Medical Assistants (RMA) required.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
  • Skills in performing tasks appropriately.
  • Skills intact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.
  • Skills in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.
  • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and complete tasks
  • Maintains examination rooms including cleaning exam/procedure rooms between patient visits. Stocks necessary supplies (medical and radiologic) as required.
  • Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.
  • Skill in appropriate assessment and assistance techniques.
  • Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
  • Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
  • Ability to work effectively as team members with physicians and other staff.
  • Ability to appropriately interact with patients, families, staff and others.
  • Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.

Education and Work Experience:

  • High school graduation or GED.
  • Certified or Registered Medical Assistant certification or LPN License.
  • Minimum of two year work experience in public contact job, preferably medical office environment.
  • Maintains CPR certification.

Environmental and Working Conditions:

  • Combination of office and exam offices. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations. Hepatitis B vaccination and TB test required.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, reaching. Occasional stress from workload. Must be able to use a variety of office equipment including phone, writing instruments, PC, fax and medical equipment including stethoscope, eye washing equipment, blood pressure cuff.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer