Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

    Job Title
    Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
    Job ID
    27558970
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    The Certified Medical Assistant:

    • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties
    • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
    • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing
    • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment
    • Documents the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribes patient orders including, but not limited to, laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications. Assures that the medical record has adequate progress notes, physician order and physician charge sheet
    • Reports to the RN/Nurse Practitioner or Physician any adverse patient symptoms, i.e. blood pressure, wound measurement, irregular pulse, etc.
    • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, infection control practices, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations
    Qualified candidates will possess:
     
    • High school education or equivalent is required
    • 1 or more years’ experience in a clinical environment preferred
    • Current Certified Medical Assistant/CMA required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire
    • Current CPR proficiency and BLS by American Heart Association required


    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    Required Skills

    1. Familiarity with medical office procedures and practice management software.
    2. Familiarity with medical terminology, CPT & ICD coding, and insurance requirements
    3. Computer knowledge and typing skills.
    4. Strong customer service skills.
    5. Ability to multi-task and maintain professionalism in stressful situations.
    6. Ability to problem solve
    7. Ability to process requests efficiently and promptly.
    8. Ability to collaborate with fellow staff and cross-train to ensure efficient operations.
    9. Ability to abide by HIPAA, OSHA, and Howard University policies and procedures.

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