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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: CCRM Fertility
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Certified Medical Assistant demonstrates knowledge and skill in the care of all infertility patients. The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the daily management of patients. The Certified Medical Assistant reports directly to the Nurse Manager and takes daily direction/supervision from the Physicians, the Nurse Practitioner, the Nurse Manager and the Assistant Nurse Manager.
What You'll Do Every Day
Prepare patients for examination, including TPR, height, weight, blood pressure, BMI calculation, allergy and medication information, hemoglobin and urine testing, Pap smear, cultures and urine pregnancy testing as needed.
Complete and document patient assessment and vital signs, testing, allergy and medication information in EMR, using appropriate encounter type.
For all new patients or regroups, set up consult room and computer with correct patient EMR documents and any other patient testing documentation.
Alert Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner of any abnormals prior to patient being seen or procedures being done.
Prepare minor procedure trays and assist with those procedures as needed. These procedures would include but not be limited to: hysteroscopy, endo-biopsy, balloon removal and laminaria. For biopsy prep, confirm correct solution for biopsy specimen.
For any biopsy specimen, please complete necessary pathology form, document in patient chart and call courier for timely pickup.
Ensure proper handling of hysteroscope. Test for leaks daily. Examine for any signs of damage weekly and log results.
Assist with HSG equipment/patient/ procedure as necessary and as directed.
Give accurate information to patient regarding procedures.
Obtain patient consent for procedure and witness consent.
For all pre-op patients, assure all pre-op history and consent forms are completed and placed in inbox for surgery center staff pickup. Confirm with patient that pre-op labs have been done prior to patient leaving the office.
Call patients with pharmacy scripts and follow-up on medication refill requests and document follow-up.
Assist physician and nurse practitioner with physical examinations as needed, assuring Pap and culture forms are completed accurately and sent out in a timely manner.
Communicate all Pap results to patient. For any abnormal Pap findings, give instructions for follow-up with OB/GYN physician or PCP. Document Pap smear results and call to patient regarding follow-up in EMR.
Perform urine pregnancy testing, as needed and document results in EMR.
Scan all patient consents and forms into EMR daily.
As ordered or directed by physician or nurse, give injections to patients.
Clean exam room after each patient visit, using 1 minute wet disinfecting towelettes to clean exam bed, counter, and light source if needed.
Set up exam rooms with necessary equipment/drapes etc. for appropriate appointment type
Clean, stock and order back office supplies on a weekly basis.
Rinse, soak and autoclave speculums and any other equipment daily or as needed.
Prepare all necessary paperwork, consents, and forms for the next day provider appointments.
Daily autoclave checks, sterilization, cleaning, maintenance and biological testing documentation. Follow up with autoclave supply, equipment needs, and service calls as needed.
Maintain current records for daily sterile soak of equipment, and changing of soak solution in the requested time frame.
Maintain quality checks and do daily documentation of results in log book for urine dipstick testing, HemoCue testing, urine pregnancy quality control testing and autoclave biological testing.
Other Duties
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, tasks, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities, tasks, and activities of this position are subject to change at any time with or without notice.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong computer skills, ability to use basic office equipment.
Strong ability to follow procedures is essential.
Must be organized, with a strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, and have a strong attention to detail and strong ability to utilize time efficiently.
Must have a strong ability to act independently while under the supervision of the nurse and physician.
Must have excellent customer service skills, exhibiting courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of internal and external customers at all times.
Must consistently display a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations.
Must have excellent communication skills and make it a priority to consistently communicate positively and professionally with all staff members and patients.
Demonstrate the ability to be a team player and possess a willingness to perform duties that are assigned or delegated within a timely manner.
Participate in identifying problems and suggesting solutions.
Maintain confidentiality of all work information.
Maintain strict confidentiality for all patient and clinic information, consistent with established security and confidentiality policies and HIPAA regulations, at all times.]
Understand and assess for domestic violence and child abuse issues and reporting responsibilities. Will report concerns to Medical Director or Nurse Manager.
Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays, on a rotating basis with other teammates.
Education and Experience
Current Phlebotomy certification, required.
Must have excellent phlebotomy skills with a minimum of 200 successful blood draws is required with documentation of such. Preference may be given to those with phlebotomy experience in a hospital or clinical setting.
Current Medical Assistant certification or Licensed Practical Nurse.
Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assisting.
Minimum 2 years recent MA experience.
Current BLS certification.
Supervisory Responsibilities
None
Working Conditions
This job operated in a professional office and clinical setting with daily use of surgical instrumentation and equipment; daily use of chemicals such as Formalin; daily use of medical supplies, equipment and materials. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, including computer keyboards and mice; telephones; photocopiers; scanners; filing cabinets.
The duties of this position involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes of them. Appropriate protective measures are required for every employee engaged in these tasks. The duties of this position also involves occasionally exerting 75 pounds of force, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; will occasionally stand and/or walk; use hands and fingers to grasp, pick, pinch, type; and reach with hands and arms. Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; operation of standard office machines and equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Why Join CCRM Fertility? As one of the leading providers of fertility services in the nation, CCRM is comprised of the best people in the industry. If you have a desire to be a part of an enthusiastic team, help patients achieve their dreams of parenthood, and grow both professionally and personally, CCRM may be the right place for you. CCRM offers competitive pay and benefits, growth opportunities, and an environment supportive of the success of our teams.
What we Offer our Team Members C ompetitive pay and bonus opportunity
M edical, dental and vision benefits
401(k) with Company match
Paid time off and holiday time
Professional development opportunities
Job training and cross training opportunities
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt (hourly)
Pre-Employment Requirements All offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment screenings, including a criminal background check, drug screen, professional reference checks, and verification of your eligibility and authorization to work in the United States. Some positions may also require verification of your education, professional licensure and/or certifications, and prior employment.
Who Is CCRM Fertility?
CCRM Fertility is a global pioneer in fertility treatment, research and science. Founded by Dr. William Schoolcraft 35 years ago, CCRM Fertility specializes in the most advanced fertility treatments with deep expertise in IVF, fertility testing, egg freezing, preimplantation genetic testing, third party reproduction and egg donation. CCRM Fertility leverages its own data and a dedicated team of in-house reproductive endocrinologists, embryologists and geneticists to deliver industry-leading outcomes.
CCRM Fertility has 34 locations in North America, serving patients in 12 major metropolitan areas, including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Minneapolis, Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto.
CCRM Fertility is a proud strategic partner of Unified Women's Healthcare, a focused women's health company that strategically operates, affiliates, or invests in business that drive better outcomes and experiences for patients for every milestone and moment of her healthcare journey. For more information, visit www.ccrmivf.com .
Equal Employment/Anti-Discrimination We are an equal opportunity employer. In all aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, the choice will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Keywords: CCRM Fertility, Rockville , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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