Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Paterson Community Health Center   Paterson , NJ   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on February 9, 2024

Health Care Staff Needed at the Paterson Community Health Center, a provider of primary family healthcare services to some 5,000+ patients- Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Adult Medicine, Podiatry, and Dental; dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the Greater Paterson New Jersey Community

Requirements

  • Medical assisting: preferred 1 year experience
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • High school Diploma

Certified Medical Assistants are primarily responsible for assisting our Providers with patient medical care.

CMA Full Job Description

Paterson Community Health Centers, Inc., FQHC, ambulatory care facility that provides primary care services (Family/Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Dental, Podiatry and Social Services). We are dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the medically underserved in the greater Paterson area.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Paterson Community Health Center, Inc., to provide quality and respectful health care to the Greater Paterson Community, especially to the uninsured and underserved.

Position Summary

Certified Medical Assistants are primarily responsible for assisting our Providers with patient medical care. Our Certified Medical Assistants report to the Nursing Supervisor as well as the Provider on-duty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent customer service and registering patients as well as handling related administrative duties;
  • Escorting patients to examination rooms;
  • Assisting with patient triage by taking medical history and vital signs;
  • Documenting relevant patient data in EMR;
  • Discharging patients with detailed instructions;
  • Maintaining efficient and organized patient flow;
  • Screens calls, schedules appointments, and calls patients as necessary;
  • Tracking and replenishing inventories and other supplies;
  • Assisting with equipment maintenance and ensuring cleanliness.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and must have an active certification from a nationally recognized Medical Assistant/Technician Certifying Board/ Registry;
  • At least 1-2 years of clinical experience in a medical office setting;
  • Prior community health center or ambulatory care experience preferred;
  • Compassionate communicator with excellent patient interaction skills;
  • Team-player able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment;
  • High-energy individual with a positive attitude; and - Comfortable working with electronic medical records (ECW).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 90-day waiting period
  • full-time employees eligible

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift

COVID-19 considerations:

  • All PPE provided.

Experience:

  • medical assisting: 1 year (Required)
  • Certified Medical Assistant: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school Diploma (Required)

License:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (Required)

Working Days:

  • Monday to Friday – 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Work Location:

  • 2 locations

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Paterson Community Health Center is to provide quality and respectful health care to the greater Paterson community, especially to the uninsured and underinsured.

We strongly believe that no one should be without quality healthcare.
No one turned away from care because of their inability to pay.
All are welcome regardless of immigration status

Board of Directors

While the Paterson Community Health Center, Inc., is a privately owned, 501(03, non-profit organization, it receives significant funding from the Federal Government and thus is designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). As an FQHC organization the health center is requested to ensure that the majority of the health center’s Board of Directors are health center patients. The health center’s Board is (representative) of the health center patients and the Paterson, NJ community. By race and ethnicity, the board members are African-American, White, Latino and Middle Eastern. The board members bring to the health center a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of law, public safety, business, finance, health care and social services.