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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Full-time

at Genesis Health Care, Inc. South Carolina in South Carolina (Published at 09-12-2021)



Under the supervision and guidance of a licensed nurse (RN or LVN/LPN), the MA is responsible for assisting with direct patient care within the scope of the practice, as well as other work in the office which supports the patient needs and environment. Must be fully vaccinated against COVID19.

  • The MA assists staff to ensure optimal patient care and assists the healthcare team to provide and maintain a clean, safe, and attractive environment for patients. Work will include components of direct patient care, observation, documentation, transportation of patients and supplies, and general maintenance of the triage department to cohesively run the daily schedule.
  • The MA is a team player.
  • The MA will report to the assigned facility office manager/supervisor as determined at time of hire.
  • The MA will work in various locations/departments as needed.


Achieve Results

  • Provides excellent Patient Care.
  • Provide the highest quality of services to all patients. Ensures services in a timely manner to patients.
  • Provide support for physicians and other nursing maintaining an acceptable level of productivity and consistency with all tasks as assigned.

Operational Excellence

  • Ensure and uphold the confidentially requirements of all patient records, and manage al daily task and activities consistent with HIPAA, state and federal laws and regulations, as well as the clinic?s policies and regulations regarding confidentiality and security.


  • Develop and ensure effective, positive relationships within and among the clinic staff, as well as with patients, vendors, contractors, and related resources.


  • Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all times.
  • Uphold and ensure compliance with and attention to all corporate policies and procedures, as well as the mission and values of the organization.


  • Promote health, to prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. Serve as an advocate and health educator to patients, families and the community.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations, maintain records on the Electronic Medical Record, as well as in the written chart if necessary.
  • Ensure confidentiality during visits and telephone contacts and assure the patients understand instructions provided by the physician.
  • Provide each patient with the information and understanding needed for their disease process as provided by the Provider or the Nurse.
  • Reviews each patient chart before appointments compiling their reason for the office visit, any pertinent records to the visit and collectively flagging in the chart.
  • Schedules return appointments for the patients and ensure understanding of these dates and times.
  • Obtain vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, weight, height) on all patients and record in chart.
  • Notify the supervising Nurse if any abnormality found during initial information intake.
  • Checks emergency equipment and supplies, restocking as necessary and checks emergency kits as directed.
  • Liable for taking initial and interim history and vital signs.
  • Responsible for keeping all medications (sample, retail, vaccines) logged in and within expiration dates; must check and sign off on the log monthly.
  • Accountable for notifying their supervisor for any emergencies or unplanned changes in their schedule that require coverage.
  • Responsible for maintaining required education by attending in-services provided by the office.
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriated by the/ Medical Assistant Nursing Supervisor.


  • Function in a multi-tasking, multiple priorities environment, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Communicate with a diverse employee population.
  • Utilize a wide variety of office technology and tools to collect, enter, process, file patient records and documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment


  • Education: Current, unrestricted MA license/registration
  • MA licensure/registration in state of practice, as applicable


  • Minimum 1 year experience as MA
  • Communication, customer service or working with the general public, preferably in a medical care facility.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as MA


  • Ability to interact with computer screen for up to six hours at a time (visual acuity required).
  • Must have manual dexterity for use of keyboard. Ability to stand for periods of up to two hours. Ability to communicate via phone, mail and in person to resolve patient issues.
  • Capacity to function in a sometimes stressful, multi-tasking environment.

Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure (Please Check One)

___X__ Category I: Job classification includes ALL employees who have occupational exposure* to blood borne pathogens* (blood or body fluids) while performing their job duties.

____ Category II: Job classification includes employees who are likely to have SOME occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens because Category I tasks may occasionally be required.

____ Category III: Job Classification includes those employees who perform jobs and tasks where NO CONTACT with blood borne pathogens occurs and Category I and Category II tasks ARE NOT a condition of employment.


  • The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
  • All job requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
  • While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or other abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Please review the employee manual carefully. It determines the nature and extent of the employment relationship, and you must familiarize yourself with its contents, and adhere to all of the policies and procedures of GHC, whether set forth in the manual or elsewhere. The policies, procedures and standard practices described in the manual, including this document, are not conditions of employment. The manual does not create an express or implied contract between GHC and any of its employees. GHC reserves the right to terminate any employee, at any time, with or without notice or procedure, for any reason deemed by the Company to be in the best interests of the Company, including for no reason at all. The information in the manual and/or otherwise presented by the Company represents guidelines only, and GHC reserves the right to modify the manual, amend or terminate any policies, procedures, or employee benefit programs whether or not described in the manual at any time, or to require and/or increase contributions toward these benefits programs

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.45 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)


  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (Required)

Work Location: One location

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