The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for identifying potential exposures as reported from department of health. The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant updates and maintains the database created to trend and track all exposures. Administrative duties include database and documentation maintenance, user training, system security and problem troubleshooting, and database operations support and system integration. The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant maintains an in-depth expertise on the assigned application, system or service and is responsible for the innovative enhancement of the system use. This position is also responsible for and expected to work with source patient(s) or employee(s) through this process and assist the patient as needed.
The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for providing patient care and support within the department. They are responsible for accurately completing patient interviews; collecting appropriate specimens; and administration of injections, phlebotomy and service line-specific clinical skills. The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant ensures direct patient care as directed by the provider.
The Employee Health Tracer/Certified Medical Assistant will assist with the needs of the department related to employee health surveillance requirements, periodic regulatory surveys and other needs associated with employee health.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma required. Graduate of a medical assistant program.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certification in phlebotomy; ASCO preferred. BLS HCP-certified. Must be a graduate of a postsecondary medical assistant program accredited by a national accrediting agency, such as the National Healthcare Association (NHA); its successor, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association (CAHEA); its successor, the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) or its successor; or any accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The program must have a minimum of 330 hours or instruction with special training around medication administration as per the NJ Board of Medical Examiners. All certified medical assistants must maintain active national certification with a certifying agency approved by NJ (i.e., American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center of Competency Testing (NCCT), National Healthcareer Association (NHA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), Board of Medical Examiners (BME)).
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2-3 years of related experience required. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently required. Proficient working knowledge and ability in Microsoft Office applications and/or other database management tools required. Excellent communication and reasoning skills are required. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently required.
Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position has the potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the medical office environment, blood-borne pathogens (including exposure to infectious disease), hazardous substances and potential injury. This position requires desk/computer work, considerable reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, sitting and walking. This position requires long periods of telephone work. This position requires frequent lifts of 25-50 lbs and occasionally lifts of 50-100 lbs.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.