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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
License/Certification: * Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred) * Tappahannock, VA 22560: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) No work experience if individual is a graduate of a medical assistant program One (1) year of medical assistant work experience within the last three (3) years if individual is not a graduate of a medical assistant program Two (2) to three (3) years of previous experience as a Certified Medical Assistant Current Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as, the American Association of Medical Assistants, the American Medical Technologists, The National Association of Healthcare Professions, the American Registry of Medical Assistants, or the National Healthcare Association. The Certified Medical Assistant provides direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the physician.$28k-36k yearly est.53d ago
Clinical Technician/CNA - Med/Surg - PRN
Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care and clerical/administrative activities.
In the execution of job duties, it is the universal expectation that all tasks are performed with a patient centered focus, while also seeking opportunities to continually improve core processes. Incumbent will be scheduled based on operational need, which may include but is not limited to: holidays, extended shifts, night and/or weekend shifts, standby and/or on-call. This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this job. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Reports to: Clinical Coordinator/Patient Care Coordinator/Patient Care Director
Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
Attends to patients' needs promptly, answers call lights and requests without delay.
Transfers, moves and repositions patients as assigned. Provides for safe transport of patients through the institution. Appropriate measures are taken to escort patients into and out of the facility.
Appropriately obtains, stores, and labels specimens. Ensures safe delivery of specimens.
Performs designated sterile and aseptic procedures using proper technique (i.e., venipuncture and phlebotomy, IV insertions, and foley insertions). Maintains sterile field while handling instruments during procedures.
Performs a variety of administrative duties to support efficient operations including copying, faxing, and mail distribution. Maintains accurate and organized records, logs, and files as assigned.
Answers telephone promptly and courteously, takes accurate and complete messages, forwards or answers inquiries as appropriate.
Ensures supplies and equipment are available and in working condition, including instrument sterilization if applicable.
□ High school diploma or equivalent □ Preferred X Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
X Basic Life Support (BLS)
X Current VA State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) License.
X Required for ED- Current VA State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) License, or EMT B or C
Minimum Work Experience
Required -2 years of experience as a Certified Nurse Assistant or EMT for ED, ICU
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
$35k-43k yearly est.19d ago
Medical Office Scribe
Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. City/State Lorton, VA Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - Other/National, Certified Medical Scribe Professional (CMSP) - Other/National, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) - Other/National$26k-30k yearly est.4d ago
OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a full-time, experienced Clinical Team Member to join our team!$29k-37k yearly est.4d ago
Certified Medical Assistant
We're part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing. Onsite physicians group dedicated to only serving Erickson Senior Living's residents State of the art community campuses, ongoing expansion plans, and design enhancements to ensure Erickson Senior Living continues to set the standard for senior living excellence. We are hiring a Medical Assistant for our onsite Medical Center. The Medical Assistant will provide clinical support to medical and specialty providers. Current and active Medical Assistant certification in accordance with the provisions of the certifying Board to include CPR.$19-23 hourly2d ago
If you are ready to make an impact every day, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then a career at Forefront may be the perfect fit for you! in our Arlington, VA clinic! The Medical Assistant is e ssential during the patient visit, accompanying the dermatologist in the room and promoting a friendly and efficient environment for patients, staff, and dermatologists.$19-28 hourly2d ago
Population Health Specialist Medical Assistant
Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. Potential to work remote after 1-2 weeks of training at the Mesa Corporate Office. **Position does require a National Medical Assistant Certificate** We do this in a variety of settings - from smaller group practices like our Banner Health Clinics in Colorado and Wyoming, to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Come join the Corporate Mesa Team as a fulltime Banner Health uses Cerner, and our Administrative Medical Assistants/Population Health Specialist utilize Microsoft Office too. , are dedicated to taking the time to assure the patient charts are free from irregularities, which revolves around the mission, vision and values of Banner Health. Banner Corporate Mesa is open ** This position does require a Medical Assistant schooling certificate as a minimum qualification**$31k-36k yearly est.4d ago
Birmingham Green, a person-centered care focus community located in Manassas, Virginia, was recently named one of the best Nursing Homes in Virginia (in U.S. News). Manassas, VA 20110$24.8 hourly6d ago
Medical Assistant - Dermatology
MUST: 1 years of Medical Assistant Experience DUTIES: Experienced Medical Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:$29k-37k yearly est.2d ago
CNA-Medical Surgical - PRN
The nursing assistant assists nursing personnel in providing patient care.
High School Graduate or Equivalent required. Certificate of completion of Nurse's Aide course or completion of first year of LPN required. BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
$28k-43k yearly est.17d ago
Physician Leader - Home-based Medical Care - Optum
Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. UnitedHealth Group offers medical, dental and vision health plans$33k-36k yearly est.5h ago
Your job will likely take you all over the world-and far out of your comfort zone.Hospital Corpsman (HM) As a Hospital Corpsman, you could be assigned to a Navy medical treatment facility, like an on-base hospital or clinic. You will work alongside Navy nurses and other medical professionals to be trained as a skilled first responder, whether your skills are needed bedside or in the field.Hospital Corpsman Advanced Technical Field (HM-ATF) If you choose to go the Hospital Corpsman Advanced Technical Field route, you will work in extreme and sometimes dangerous conditions. Support Search and Rescue (SAR), tactical evacuation (TECEVAC), Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC), casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) and Combat Search & Rescue (CSAR) for Navy and Marine Corps Aviation WORK ENVIRONMENTIn medical support, you have the most diverse range of work environments in the Navy.$31k-39k yearly est.60d+ ago
PNA Intern PRN- Medical Surgical
Requires flexibility in scheduling with the ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.$25k-36k yearly est.24d ago
Medical Assistant - Virtual Medicine - Relocation Offered!
As part of a High-Reliability Organization, reports actual and potential problems concerning patients, families and associates using established reporting protocols for MedStar Health and/or work location. The Medical Assistant performs clinical and administrative duties in an ambulatory care setting under the supervision of a physician/provider and/or a registered nurse.$35k-42k yearly est.2d ago
Nurse Tech PRN, Labor/Delivery
The Nurse Tech will perform basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possible taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output. Also, the Nurse Tech will assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating and ambulation. The Nurse Tech is paired with an RN Preceptor and performs patient care under the direction and supervision of an RN/LPN and does not perform any task that requires a nursing license. The Nurse Tech will report abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.$23k-27k yearly est.24d ago
MA/CMA Remote Phone Triage - LSL FM - St. Louis Based
MO-SSM Health Medical Group St. Peters$30k-34k yearly est.5d ago
Registered Medication Aide & CNA
Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg is committed to the best practices for infection control; therefore, we require all team members to receive the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines. Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg, a 5-Star rated Continuing Care Retirement Community in Central VA is seeking a Registered Medication Aide & CNA to join our team!$31k-37k yearly est.2d ago
Medical Assistant - OB/GYN
DUTIES: Medical Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: 1 plus years of experience as a Medical Assistant Falls Church, Virginia$29k-37k yearly est.2d ago
Medical Assistant/ Technician
As Sailors, we rely on exceptional medical personnel to keep our servicemen and women healthy. As a Hospital Corpsman, you fulfill that critical role by assisting in a wide range of departments and procedures, from dispensing vaccines and analyzing lab samples to aiding in dental operations and assisting in emergency surgeries. You'll get to try your hand at just about everything while making a huge difference for the Sailors you serve.
What to Expect
Hospital Corpsmen (HM) assist health care professionals in providing medical care to Navy personnel and their families. They may function as clinical or specialty technicians, medical administrative personnel and healthcare providers at medical treatment facilities. Specifically, Hospital Corpsmen may be called upon to:
Perform emergency medical treatment on SEALs, Seabees, Marines and other military personnel injured in the field, as well as on Sailors aboard ships or aircraft
Perform emergency dental treatment as well as construct dental crowns and bridges, process dental X-rays and operate X-ray equipment
Serve as an operating room technician for general and specialized surgery
Help administer a wide range of preventive care and medications, including immunizations and intravenous fluids
Conduct physical examinations and assisting in the treatment of diseases and injuries
Supervise sanitation and safety conditions in the workplace
Maintain patient treatment records, conduct research and perform clinical tests
Assist Navy Physicians and Nurses in a variety of medical fields, including, but not limited to: radiology, physical therapy, phlebotomy, dental, surgery, family medicine, pathology, women's health and more
As a Hospital Corpsman, you have the most diverse range of work environments available in the Navy. Your job will likely take you all over the world-and far out of your comfort zone. As a Hospital Corpsman, you could be assigned to a Navy medical treatment facility, like an on-base hospital or clinic. You could also work on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean or a submarine in the depths of the sea. Wherever you're assigned, you'll work alongside other medical professionals to be trained as a skilled first responder, whether your skills are needed bedside or in the field.
Training & Advancement
Upon completion of initial training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes (known as Boot Camp), you'll report for specialized training including:
Hospital Corps "A" School
(19 weeks) in San Antonio, Texas for training on basic principles and techniques of patient care and first aid procedures.
Field Medical Service School
at Camp Lejeune, NC, or Pendleton, CA for specialized training on medical services relating to Seabees and Marine Corps units if you apply and assignments are available.
After you complete your training, you'll be assigned to a Navy medical treatment facility or an operational Navy or Fleet Marine Force unit. HMs may also go on to receive assignments to ships, submarines or overseas posts.
Promotion opportunities are regularly available but competitive and based on performance.
Advanced technical training, or "C" school, is optional and available to those who qualify after "A" School training is completed. HMs may enroll in advanced training for over 20 different credentials and specializations including:
Aerospace Physiology & Medical Technician - Assist in the treatment of naval aviators and flight personnel.
Behavioral Health Technician - Assist psychiatrists and psychologists in providing mental health care for service members and their families.
Biomedical Equipment Technician - Assemble, maintain, troubleshoot and calibrate medical equipment.
Cardiovascular Technician - Assist in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures.
Deep Sea Diving Independent Duty Corpsman - Serve as a Medical Department Representative (MDR) for diving units.
Dental Hygienist - Provide dental hygiene services such as cleaning equipment, polishing restorations, applying sealants and other tasks under the supervision of a dental officer.
Dental Laboratory Technician - Perform basic and intermediate prosthetic laboratory procedures such as repairing prostheses or completing dentures.
Dental Maxillofacial Technician - Assists a maxillofacial prosthodontist in oral/craniofacial prosthetic procedures.
Dental Technician - Assist with dental duties including preventive dentistry and x-rays.
Electroneurodiagnostic Technician - Assist Neurologists in performing studies to identify patients with neurological disorders.
Field Medical Service Technician - Provide medical services to Sailors and Marines in field units worldwide.
Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Corpsman - Provides emergency medical services for Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance personnel engaged in direct action and reconnaissance operations.
Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman - Provides medical services for Fleet Marine Forces and Special Operations Forces engaged in direct action, special reconnaissance and unconventional warfare.
Hemodialysis/Apheresis Technician - Care for patients receiving hemodialysis treatments and related procedures.
Histopathology Technician - Assist pathologists with examination of tissue for disease.
Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician - Assist in the prevention and treatment of illnesses associated with deep sea diving and high-pressure conditions.
Medical Laboratory Technician - Perform and supervise the performance of manual and automated advanced laboratory procedures.
Nuclear Medicine Technician - Operate and maintain equipment that traces the presence and movement of radioactive isotope in a patient's body.
Occupational Therapy Assistant - Help Occupational Therapists administer treatment plans for acute and chronic rehabilitation.
Optician - Produce single vision and multifocal spectacles from prescriptions, and help Optometrists in the treatment of patients with ocular disorders.
Orthopedic Cast Room Technician - Assist in the application and removal of casts and traction, and assist in minor operative procedures.
Pharmacy Technician - Dispense prescribed medicines and pharmaceuticals.
Physical Therapy Technician - Assist physical therapists in administering physical therapy for patients.
Preventive Medicine Technician - Assist with preventive medicine and occupational health programs such as health and safety inspections and epidemiological investigations.
Radiation Health Technician - Monitors and analyzes radiation exposure, and administers the personnel dosimetry program.
Respiratory Therapist - Helps treat patients using nebulization therapy, mechanical ventilation, and similar treatments.
Search and Rescue Medical Corps - Performs aircrew and emergency medical care functions in support of Search and Rescue, MEDEVAC and CASEVAC missions for Navy and Marine Corps Aviation.
Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman - Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsmen serve as the Medical Department Representative (MDR) and performs basic patient care aboard submarines and at isolated duty stations.
Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman - Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsmen serve as the Medical Department Representative (MDR) and perform basic patient care aboard surface ships, with Fleet Marine Force Units and at isolated duty stations.
Surgical Technologist - Assists the medical officer in carrying out surgical techniques and providing pre- and post-surgical care to patients.
Urology Technician - Assists medical officer in examination and treatment of urological patients, including operations and X ray procedures.
Advanced X-Ray Technician - Operates medical X ray, ultrasound and CAT scan equipment.
There's no better way to begin a successful career in health care than by serving in the medical support division of America's Navy. Specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields in the civilian world, such as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Home Health Aide, Anesthesiologist Assistant and more.
Beyond offering access to professional credentials and certifications, Navy technical and operational training in the medical field can translate to credit hours toward a bachelor's or associate degree through the American Council on Education .
You may also continue your education through undergraduate degree opportunities like the Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance and the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Qualifications & Requirements
A high-school diploma or equivalent is required to become an Enlisted Sailor and a Hospital Corpsman. Those seeking a position as a Hospital Corpsman must be U.S. citizens.
A sincere interest in health care and science is extremely important for this role. You should have good communication, writing and arithmetic skills, be competent with tools and equipment. Important personal traits for this role include the ability to work well with others as part of a team, as well as dependability, trustworthiness and resourcefulness.
In addition to good physical stamina, Hospital Corpsmen should also have normal color perception, vision correctable to 20/20, and good use of your hands. You must meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance. Please note that any illegal involvement with drugs may be disqualifying.
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving , whether you've served before or whether you've never served before .
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Hospital Corpsmen in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.
For annual training, you may serve anywhere in the world, including locations in the U.S., at bases overseas, or in areas where humanitarian needs are great.
Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors .
Most of what you do in the Navy Reserve is considered training. The basic Navy Reserve commitment involves training a minimum of one weekend a month (referred to as drilling) and two weeks a year (referred to as Annual Training) - or the equivalent of that.
Hospital Corpsmen in the Navy Reserve serve in an Enlisted role. Before receiving the ongoing professional training that comes with the job, initial training requirements must be met.
For current or former military Enlisted servicemembers, prior experience satisfies the initial Recruit Training requirement, so you will not need to go through Boot Camp again.
For those without prior military experience, you will need to meet the initial Recruit Training requirement by attending Boot Camp in Great Lakes, IL. This training course will prepare you for service in the Navy Reserve and count as your first Annual Training.$28k-35k yearly est.7d ago
The scribe does not directly perform patient care. OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a part-time Scribe to join our team! JOB SUMMARY The Scribe with speed and accuracy, will assist the orthopedic physician by accompanying him during daily office visits to record all aspects of the encounter based on the requisite level of coding, and by generating a master electronic document which entails the office visit's details.$21k-28k yearly est.8d ago
Learn More About Medical Assistant Externship Jobs
Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Medical Assistant Externship is $35,460 per year or $17 per hour.
The highest paying Medical Assistant Externship jobs have a salary over $54,000 per year while the lowest paying Medical Assistant Externship jobs pay $23,000 per year
Updated June 5, 2023
Average Medical Assistant Externship Salary
5 Common Career Paths For a Medical Assistant Externship
A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.
Medical assistants provide support to medical practitioners in both administrative and clerical tasks. They keep and update the patient's medical records, administer medicines under the supervision of a physician, assist during medical examinations, prepare medical samples for laboratory testing, manage the schedule of appointments, and assist the patients with their bills and in filling out needed forms, such as insurance-related documents. Medical assistants should have good communication skills and analytical skills, be organized, and be flexible. They should also have knowledge of how to operate some medical equipment such as x-ray machines.
Office assistants perform various tasks to ensure that the business runs organized and efficient. An office assistant must possess excellent communication and multi-tasking skills to handle essential duties such as scheduling meetings, monitoring office supplies, storing documents and necessary paperwork, handling customer inquiries and appointments, coordinating in company events, and accomplishing other clerical tasks and administrative support. Office assistants are also required to communicate any observation that would possibly make an impact on the company's performance.
An assistant intern is responsible for facilitating administrative and clerical tasks as assigned by the management. Assistant interns' duties include keeping records of meetings, receiving calls and handling customer inquiries, assisting on writing reports and data entry processing, cooperating and providing support for business events, and adhering to company policies and regulatory procedures. Successful assistant interns must have excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills. They must be a team player and fast-learner to handle various tasks in the corporate industry.
Home health aides provide care and assistance to patients who have chronic illnesses, injuries, disabilities, or age-related challenges inside the patient's home. They monitor the patient's condition and help them in any activity they may need assistance in. They provide support to both the patient and the family to manage the patient's condition. Home health aides care for the patient by providing personal services like bathing and basic grooming, designing nutritional plans, cooking and preparing meals, running errands, maintaining the cleanliness of the home, managing medication intake, and ensuring the home is safe and secure for the patient.
Illustrated Career Paths For a Medical Assistant Externship
No, you cannot make $100,000 per year as a medical assistant externship. It is highly unlikely to earn over $100k because the average annual salary for a medical assistant externship is $37,208. Even medical assistant externships in higher-paid positions do not typically earn more than $47,000 per year.