Certified Medical Assistant Instructor
Medical assistants must work under a physician's direct supervision when performing clinical duties delegated by the physician. Must be certified by AAMA, or 1 of three other certification associations/accredited programs. Professional certification is a voluntary process which is strongly backed by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or 1 of three other certification programs/associations; and certification is required.Medical assistants perform a variety of administrative duties (see detailed list below), including but not limited to answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients' medical records, completing insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and bookkeeping. The role of the Medical Assistant Instructor is to provide quality training in a state Certified Medical Assistant Certification Program. Will provide individual and group discussions for the approved curriculum in accordance with the Center, Job Corps, American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), and American Medical Association (AMA); and will facilitate training under the direction of RN to ensure students are able to become certified after successful completion of training which will cover and include (but not limited to) the following: • Greet patients, take medical histories and record vital signs; update patient's medical records. • Explain treatment procedures to patients, prepare patients for examination, and assist during diagnostic examinations. • Complete insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and bookkeeping. • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. • Instruct patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed, authorize drug refills as directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, draw blood, prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, and change dressings.• Serve as a direct link and communicator between patient and other health care professionals whenever there is a need. Qualifications You must have a valid State Driver's License and auto insurance. 1st Aid and CPR Certification required. You must have a high-school degree or equivalent. You must have a State MA Certification. Must be able to facilitate training and teach others in order for them to become certified in accordance with state MA certification qualifications. Min of 2 - 3 yrs related skills. You must have certification from 1 of the 4 accredited American Medical Assistant Certified Associations.
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