Intrastaff

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-1665
    Facility
    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    Category
    Allied Health/Clinical Professional
    Type
    Temporary Full Time
  • Overview

    Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

    The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the ambulatory practice functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team. The CMA has duties and responsibilities related to patient care in the ambulatory clinic environment.  The individual displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare team.  The CMA functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when performing patient care. The CMA reports to the clinic manager or lead nurse, who is responsible for the administrative supervision and orientation of the CMA to the area’s policies and procedures.  

    We are currently seeking a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant for a 5-6 month temporary assignment in a Primary Care practice at Sibley Memorial Hospital.  

    Monday - Friday  7:30am - 4:00pm.  Must have flexibility to occasionally work later hours (to 5:30pm).   

    Responsibilities

     

    The Certified Medical Assistant ensures the coordination, facilitation, and delivery of quality patient care in support of members of the Sibley Physician Group.  Through skilled triage and assessment, education, collaboration, and coordination of healthcare and community resources, the Medical Assistant assists patients to achieve optimum functional health status and quality of life. 

     

    Duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Provides direct patient care in an office setting. 
    • Optimizes clinic patient flow.
    • Obtains patient's history and vital signs and documents in the EMR. 
    • Prepares the patient for routine and specialty examinations. 
    • Collects and processes specimens, prepares specimens for selected tests. 
    • Assists provider with procedures and protocols. 
    • Transmits prescriptions to pharmacies. 
    • Schedules patient appointments.  Triages patient calls effectively. 

     

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant training program preferred.

     

    Certification (CMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA or NRCMA) is required and must be maintained throughout employment. 

     

    Three (3) years clinical experience required;  One (1) year of Primary Care or Internal Medicine experience preferred. 


    Familiar with medical terminology and documenting in electronic health record.

     

    The CMA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Effective time management and organizational skills.

     

    Valid CPR certification required upon hire and recertification required every two years.


     

    Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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