Certified Medical Assistant -Oncology Clinic - #19544369

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Date: Apr 8, 2021
City: Grenada, MS
Contract type: Full time
University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Grenada Ambulatory Operations


UMMC Grenada Rad/Fam Med

Job Title:

Certified Medical Assistant -Oncology Clinic

Job Summary:

To assist Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other primary health care providers in support of clinic operations performing medical office, billing and clinical duties as may be required in a specific clinic. To perform routine administrative and clinical duties to ensure orderly, efficient office operations and to assist staff with the examination and treatment of patients.

Education & Experience

Meet the education/experience requirements for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Medical Personnel (AAMP).


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and medical terminology. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff. Verbal and written communication skills. Record management and accounting skills. Ability to collect, record, and maintain data. Basic radiology imaging skills preferred for certain clinics.


  • Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks; checks in patients, obtains patient medical histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts, perform basic radiology images and assists with medical examinations. And other patient care activities, performs billing and other general medical office procedures in accordance with established protocols of a particular clinic.

  • Performs routine specialized procedures such as basic radiology images, venipuncture, catheterization, and sterile dressing changes in accordance with established protocols. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens for analysis.

  • Arranges examining room instruments and equipment; sterilizes medical instruments; disposes contaminated supplies; maintains stocks of medicines and medical supplies.

  • Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established guidelines.

  • Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, verifying demographic and insurance information, scheduling appointments, and performing billing and bookkeeping.

  • Practices safety, environmental, and infection control methods.

  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, frequent kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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