Tenet Healthcare CMA/Certified Medical Assistant - Worcester, MA in Worcester, Massachusetts

GeneralSummary: A non-exempt medical office position responsible for providing direct nursing care in a medical office setting under the direction of a physician, assists medical providers, and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of the practice.

EssentialJob Responsibilities:

  1. Adheresto and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, andprocedures of Tenet Physician Resources.

  2. Adheresto the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards ConfidentialityAgreement.

  3. Demonstratessupport for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable ofcompliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering tofederal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies andprocedures policies that affect his/her specific jobfunctions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in atimely and appropriate manner.

  4. Assists inthe assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, history,medication listing, assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint.Assesses patients’ physical and mental status.

  5. Completes allnecessary documentation in the patient’s medical record in accordance withpractice’s charting policy.

  6. Preparesequipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medicalprocedures

  7. Administersprescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular and subcutaneous andintradermal injections. Performs venipunctures, CLIA-Waived and non-CLIA Waivedlab testing.

  8. Maintains aclean, orderly and safe environment for patients and visitors. This includes cleaning, sterilizing, andstoring instruments in accordance with practice policies. Stocks rooms inpreparation for the daily work schedule. Takes inventory of medical and examroom supplies.

  9. Complies withestablished personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protectionagainst exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids,chemical disinfectants, radiation, and other hazardous substances.

  10. Arranges for specialized consultationsand appointments for testing as ordered by the physicians. Notifies appropriateinsurance personnel to pre-certify surgeries or tests ordered by the physicianor other health care provider, which require pre-certification by the insurancecompany.

  11. Answering office phones, assisting front desk in schedulingappointments and directing calls appropriately.

  12. Assistsin checking out patients and assists them with referral processing andscheduling process

  13. Assist in other functions of the physician practice as needed

Education: High school diploma/GED required with completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program

Certification : Medical Assistant and CPR certification

Experience: Must have a minimum of one year of experience working in a physician office

OtherRequirements: None



  1. Basicunderstanding of medical terminology.

  2. Knowledge of medicaloffice procedures and process.

  3. Knowledge ofclinical equipment, supplies, and instruments.

  4. Understanding ofdocumentation required for physician office visits.

  5. Knowledge of thepurposes, organization, and policies of the local community's healthsystems sufficient to interact with other health care providers.

  6. Knowledge of thepolicies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effectivepatient care.


  1. Skill in problemsolving.

  2. Skill incomputer hardware and software use.

  3. Skill in verbaland written communication.

  4. Skill inexercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, anddecision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

  5. Skill inanalyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

  6. Skill inestablishing and maintaining effective working relationships withemployees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and thepublic.

  7. Skill inorganizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

  8. Skill inexercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting,and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.


  1. Ability toobtain vital signs and record them correctly.

  2. Ability to usemedical equipment, supplies and instruments.

  3. Ability tounderstand and carry out written, oral and/or graphic instructions.

  4. Ability to multi-task,manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

  5. Ability to read,interpret, and apply policies and procedures.

  6. Ability to setpriorities among multiple requests.

  7. Ability tointeract with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the publiceffectively.

  8. Ability to useEMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, faxmachine and other standard medical office equipment.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Organization: Staff St Vincent Phy Svs

Title: CMA/Certified Medical Assistant - Worcester, MA

Location: MA-Worcester

Requisition ID: 1805026325