Aug 01, 2020

Certified Medical Asst

  • VCU Health System
  • Virginia, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Provides direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the physician.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or
      • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • CMA or CCMA
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • If not a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program 5 years of consecutive certified medical assistant work experience within the last 7 years is required, or
      • If a graduate from an accredited medical assistant program no work experience is required
      • Previous experience using a personal computer and various software applications, including Microsoft, e-mail, etc.
      • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Previous experience in an academic health care environment
    • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Graduate from a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from an accredited program by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHE), or
      • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)