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Certified Medical Assistant - Cardiovascular Services

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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Cardiovascular Services
  • Full Time days
Why Join Ascension:
 
St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.
 
Heart and Vascular Health
 
Ascension’s cardiology team provides many levels of cardiovascular care with compassion and expertise for you and all members of your family.
 
About Heart and Vascular Health
 
Heart health is critical to your well-being at every stage of your life. That’s why Ascension’s skilled cardiovascular physicians and associates provide comprehensive heart care from your very first visit. 

Our expert team starts with education to help prevent heart issues, such as diet, exercise and cholesterol management, as well as ways to recognize heart-attack symptoms.

Our care network — including experienced cardiologists, vascular specialists and cardiothoracic surgeons — work together to develop the right treatment plan. We offer proven, effective nonsurgical treatments whenever possible; our cardiovascular and thoracic physicians also specialize in the latest surgical techniques. 

 
 What you will do:
 
As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider (Physician or Advanced Practice Provider).
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • May document the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribes patient orders including, but not limited to, laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications.
What you will need:
 
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • A diploma for Medical Assistant will be allowed in lieu of CMA Certification.
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
Preferred Experience:
  • 1-3 years Cardio / Vascular experience OR 1-3 Years in Primary Care
  • 1-3 years’ experience as an acting Certified Medical Assistant
 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 360484
Category: Physician Support
Facility: ALBIR VincentianPhysicianSvcs
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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