Certified Medical Assistant- Multiple openings!!!!
Company: Staffing the Universe
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 12, 2022
Certification in Medical Assisting and certification in CPR is
Must maintain current certification from the Certifying Board.
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center for
Competency Testing (NCCT), or registration from the American
Medical Technologies (AMT),
or certification from the National Healthcareer Association.
The Medical Health Technician provides direct patient care,
performs simple nursing procedures, and provides assistance to the
professional staff in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
Ensures that each clinic is well organized, fully prepared, and
efficiently operated so that every patient and physician encounter
occurs with a high level of safety and satisfaction. Assists
faculty and staff to ensure that the necessary medical record,
x-rays, reports, and pathology slides are available at the time of
the encounter. Coordinates tumor study group meetings. Supports the
research mission and participates in performance improv ement
activities in order to improve the quality, consistency, and
efficiency of services provided. Position requires interaction and
competency in providing care to patients in all age categories from
neonates through geriatrics and all populations with an emphasis on
patients with cancer.
1. Works collaboratively with faculty and staff to maintain a
timely and organized flow of patients and families through the
Cancer Institute of New Jersey clinical areas.
2. Assists faculty and staff to ensure necessary medical records,
reports, x-rays and pathology slides are available at the time of
the patient encounter or as required for orders and referrals.
Calls appropriate department or facility to expedite delivery of
missing or anticipated records or x-rays. Retrieves information as
directed and places in the patient medical records prior to the
clinic visit. Advises physician or nurse promptly if problems
3. Coordinates meetings for assigned study groups. Contacts
appropriate collaborators (e.g. Pathology, Radiology) in a timely
manner to ensure that all information is available for review at
the time of conference. Maintains list of all patients reviewed at
the meeting. Keeps a log of TSG meeting attendance records and
notes taken by the medical/nursing team. Maintains accountability
for all materials going into and coming out of the TSG meeting.
Follows up on all medical information (slides, records, films) to
ensure the timely return to the point of origin.
4. Tracks pathology slides. Ensures that any slides sent to Cancer
Institute of New Jersey for evaluation are accounted for and sent
in a timely manner to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
(RWJUH). Uses appropriate databases as needed to provide efficient
5. Assists clinicians with completing laboratory requisitions as
needed. Familiarizes self with managed care insurance guidelines
and demonstrates knowledge of what laboratory specimens must be
6. Reminds the providers to complete billing charge slips, as
needed. Ensures charge slips are in the appropriate folder by the
end of each clinic sessions.
Specific Clinical Functions:
1. Obtains vital signs, height and weight on all patients entering
Cancer Institute of New Jersey to receive clinical services. This
includes orthostatic vital signs when required, as well as other
relevant patient information assigned by the Nurse Manager ( e.g.
social history, medications) etc.
2. Documents level of pain and fatigue at first point of entry to
Cancer Institute of New Jersey clinical areas as required by the
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Notifies practitioners (Staff Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse or
Physician) of abnormal vital signs and unacceptable level of
3. Documents all pertinent information including vital signs on the
flow sheet of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey medical rec ord
and in the electronic medical record.
4. Assists patients in preparation for medical exams/and
procedures. Keeps patients comfortable during waiting time.
5. Assists practitioners (Staff Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses or
Physicians) with minor surgical procedures such as bone marrow
biopsies, paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar punctures, skin
biopsies, breast biopsies, and colposcopy biopsies.
6. Under the direction of a nurse or physician, performs and
documents pulse oximetry and blood glucose on patients as
7. Under the direction of a nurse or physician, performs urine
dipstick and documents in the medical record.
8. Under the direction of a nurse of physician, performs EKGs as
needed and transmits via modem to Robert Wood Johnson
University Hospital for interpretation.
9. Assists with patient care (feeding, ambulation, transfer,) as
10. Monitors and documents intake and output as directed by nursing
11. Retrieves blood and blood products as needed from Robert Wood
Johnson University Hospital Blood Bank.
12. Performs phlebotomy, demonstrating appropriate techniques and
obtaining required specimens as directed by physician or nurse.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge,
skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Completion of an accredited program in medical assisting or its
equivalent (certified to perform the scope of practice in the
position) plus one (1) year of related healthcare experience
required. Certification in Medical Assisting (or equivalent) and
certification in CPR is required. Must maintain current
certification from the Certifying Board of the American Association
of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center for Competency
Testing (NCCT), or registration from the American Medical
or certification by NHA. Applicants must be able to take
temperatures, pulse, blood pressures and other simple procedures
where indicated. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and
communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the
position. Experience in computer applications preferred. Must be
computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of
database and reporting tools suc h as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access
and PowerPoint. Demonstrated commitment to work with people with
cancer. Demonstrated interpersonal skills working in a service
environment. Demonstrated understanding of the principles of guest
relations and demonstrated ability to maintain a professional
demeanor and customer service orientation under busy and stressful
situations. Demonstrated ability to respond to common inquiries
from patients. Demonstrated effective oral and written
communication ski lls.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Position requires standing, sitting, walking, use
of hands to finger, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance,
stoop, kneel or crouch, talk or hear, lifting up to 10 pounds over
2/3 of the time, lifting up to 25 pounds over 2/3 of the time,
lifting up to 50 pounds up to 1/3 of the time, lifting up to 100
and more than 100 pounds up to 1/3 of the time, close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced, high-pressure office/clinic/hospital
environment with stringent deadlines and possible exposure to blood
borne pathogens, anti-neoplastic drugs, infections and communicable
diseases that require the use of personal protective equipment.
Requires the ability to work and cooperate with faculty, students,
managers, employees and the public at all levels in order to
exchange ideas and information. Requires the ability to work with
all patient populations with a primary focus on cancer.
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