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Company: CHI Memorial Health
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0

Primary Location: Hixson TN, Highland Pediatrics

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant II is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.

  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGs.

  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.

  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).


    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course



      • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

        certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if


      • Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course

        or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if


      • May require specialized training such as Non-Certified

        Radiologic Technician (NCT).

      • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support

        (ACLS) required.


        • 2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred
        • Electronic health record experience preferred

          Additional Responsibilities:

          • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization

            values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all


          • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

          • Reverence:

            Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping

            relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we

            hold in trust all that has been given to us.

          • Integrity:

            Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis

            of trustworthiness.

          • Compassion:

            Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys,

            rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

          • Excellence:

            Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards

            to achieve/maintain quality.

          • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data

            at all times.

          • Adheres to organizational and department specific

            safety standards and guidelines.

          • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team


          • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts

            effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the

            broader health care community.


            Health Initiatives and its organizations

            are Equal Opportunity Employers


            This position requires a criminal

            background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information

            about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

            Additional Information

            • Requisition ID: 2019-R0210126

            • Schedule: Part-time

            • Shift: Day Job

            • Market: CHI Memorial

              Keywords: CHI Memorial Health, Chattanooga , CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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