Healthcare - Health Services
At least 2 year(s)
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
High School diploma or GED.
Completion with a passing grade from a Medical Assistant program accredited through CAAHEP. CMA (Certified Medical Assistant).
Additional college is a plus.
Exceptional oral communication skills.
Ability to speak clearly.
Uses tact, discretion and sensitivity in dealing with patients.
Deals courteously and efficiently with physicians, insurance companies, attorney's offices and others.
Written communication skills, such as good basic reading, writing, math and spelling skills.
Possesses good typing/word processing, filing, reception, and other general office skills.
Maintains CPR certification.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Ability to use a stethoscope.
Knowledge of medications and injection procedures.
Minimum of two years work experience in a medical practice environment or related field is preferred.
Understanding and knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the scope of a Medical Assistant.
Has the ability to plan and accomplish goals by utilizing their education, skills and judgment.
Must have user knowledge of technical skills and computers, and/or medical practice software system.
Must know windows and non-windows based systems.
Must have working knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding.
Ability to use discretion in handling confidential information.