Certified Medical Assistant
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Certified Medical Assistant

Indianapolis, IN

Recovery Centers of America

Recovery Centers of America (RCA) is a ground-breaking addiction and mental health treatment provider, setting the standard when it comes to accessible, affordable, and effective care. RCA understands the heartache, damage, and pain substance use disorder causes a person as well as their family and friends. Not only do we believe that addiction treatment should be affordable, accessible, and evidence-based, but our driven, compassionate, and dedicated employees make those beliefs a reality! This is where you come in.

Summary

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of licensed personnel. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties of a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by licensed personnel.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Obtain health related information from newly admitted patients as indicated.
  • Assist in the performance of medical safety searches.
  • Ensure patient and environmental safety per monitoring processes, e.g., Unit Safety and Patient Rounds.
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment for facility personnel, patients and their families.
  • Stock and maintain nursing units with necessary supplies.
  • Provide the Licensed Nurse with patient information to assist him/her in the daily evaluation and planning of patient care.
  • Report significant findings: e.g., notable changes in patient's physical or mental condition to licensed personnel.
  • Under the direction of a licensed professional, assist in provision of care as indicated in the interdisciplinary treatment/ recovery plan.
  • Closely monitor patients on special observational status; report and record behavioral changes.
  • Assist patients with ADLs as needed.
  • Collect and label laboratory specimens as directed in the policy and procedure manual.
  • Implement the mission, values and philosophy of the nursing department in all aspects of patient care delivery.
  • Assist the licensed nurse in the implementation of the nursing process to patient care.

Education and Experience:

  • Current State Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification is a requirement
  • Acceptable standing with the Nurse Aide Registry as applicable
  • At least one year of experience working with addiction services
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands

Compensation: TBD

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