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Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) - Waynesville

Company: Blue Ridge Community Health Services
Location: Waynesville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBlue Ridge Health is currently seeking a Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to be part of our Clinical Support Staff team.COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement: At Blue Ridge Health, the health and safety of our employees, clients and patients is our top priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on verifying that candidates are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with federal mandates. Individuals may submit a request for exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. About Blue Ridge Health:Blue Ridge Health (BRH) is a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that works closely with communities to meet the ever-changing healthcare needs of Western North Carolina with accessible, high-quality, comprehensive primary care services. With 28 locations throughout the region and additional programs within schools, BRH offers primary care, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health, and nutrition services that prioritize an exceptional patient care experience. For more than 55 years, BRH has served as the leader in community-focused healthcare, providing services to communities in Henderson, Rutherford, Polk, Buncombe, Transylvania, Jackson, Swain and Haywood counties. Responsibilities:Responsible for effectively organizing and/or prioritizing work to assist with efficient patient flow in the clinic.Responsible for completing patient check in and check out services including: Greeting patients upon arrival Preparing documentation for patients and medical providers Verify patient demographics and insurance information Collecting and posting payments for healthcare services Schedules, accommodates and updates patient appointments, including same day/walk in appointmentsResponsible for completion of clinical work and assigned tasks related to patient care.Responsible for supporting organizational mission and goal achievement, organization quality goals, and providing safe, patient-centered care. Professional and Technical Knowledge: High school diploma or equivalent required. If CSS has Certification/Licensure, Specific Requirements include: LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse currently licensed to practice in state of North Carolina MA: Medical Assistant Certification or Registered Medical AssistantCurrent CPR CertificationKnowledge of medical terminology Experience in working in ambulatory care settingBilingual preferred, but not required. If bilingual, provides language support services, as requested, based on patient and clinic needs.Physical Demands: Moves in and out of exam rooms, front office, hallways, and waiting room. Spends a good portion of the day on feet Some bending and stooping required. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds. Over 50 pounds requires assistance. Requires manual dexterity to maneuver for operating office equipment Visual activity required to respond and react to client observations and to physical changes while assisting with clinic tasks.Eye and hand coordination and finger dexterity needed to perform clinical procedures, entering data, and reviewingBlue Ridge Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Keywords: Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Asheville , Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) - Waynesville, Healthcare , Waynesville, North Carolina

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