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Certified Medical Assistant / CMA, Full Time

Company: New Season
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder (“OUD”). 


Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.


Job Summary:

In collaboration with the Medical Director and other clinical staff provides patient care to assist in all aspects of medical practice. This practitioner assists with patient care management, executes administrative and clinical procedures with the scope of the role. Competence in the field also requires that a medical assistant adhere to ethical and legal standards of professional practice, recognize and respond to emergencies, and demonstrate professional characteristics.


Essential Functions: ?

  • Assists the Medical Director and other clinical staff with the completion of patient intake processes.
  • Completes all clinical documentation as required by the physician, lead nurse, RN supervisor and Clinical/Program Director.
  • Promptly communicates patient issues or concerns to the Medical Director and to the Program Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care that may need to be addressed.
  • Prepares patients for the physician's care, follows aseptic procedures while providing patient care, and performs liznon-intravenous injections including Mantoux testing.
  • Performs basic laboratory procedures to include collection of patient specimens, operates office medical equipment, administers medication as directed by and under the supervision of the physician, provides basic first aid as needed.
  • Performing office procedures including all general administrative duties required by the physician, lead nurse or RN supervisor and Clinical/Program Directors.
  • Monitors and reports patient issues or concerns to the Medical Director and to the Program Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care that may need to be addressed.
  • Is responsible for obtaining and maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
  • Complies with all Local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
  • Acts always in the best interest of patients, the program and company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary rights of patients and the company.
  • Interfaces with the public and patients by answering phones, greeting visitors, and monitoring patient activities while on center premises.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

(Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).

  • None


Essential Qualifications:

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

  • Education/Licensure/Certification: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must have obtained the designation of a Certified Medical Assistant; the Medical Assistant must receive certification from a certification program accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, a national or state medical association, or an entity approved by the board.
  • Required Knowledge: Must be computer literate and have knowledge of all Microsoft products, especially Google Suite.
  • Experience Required: 1 year experience in performing duties as a CMA. Previous health care or substance abuse/mental health experience is a plus.
  • Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, be able to multitask, prioritize, and be dependable, reliable and flexible.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Finger Dexterity: Use primarily for writing, operating calculator, telephone, keyboard and other office equipment.
  • Talking: To convey detailed or important instructions to employees, patients and applicants.
  • Hearing: Ability to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Vision: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to observe patients and work on a computer. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.
  • Physical Strength: Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.


Working Conditions:

(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Ability to work in an open area with moderate everyday noise.



Mental Activities:

(The mental activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to maintain patient and treatment confidentiality.
  • Mathematics Ability: Basic mathematics (including statistics) skills required.
  • Language Ability: Be able to communicate fluently in English, second language proficiency helpful.
32Bay Area Treatment Center

Keywords: New Season, Pinellas Park , Certified Medical Assistant / CMA, Full Time, Other , Pinellas Park, Florida

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