May 08, 2021

Certified Medical Asst

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, 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 certification
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • One (1) year of medical assistant work experience within the last three (3) years if individual is not a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
      • No work experience if individual is a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
      • 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

      • Two (2) to three (3) years of previous experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
      • 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
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Graduate from a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program