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Department: Diabetes/Nutrition/Endo - SWC_10_48
Usual Schedule: 8-5 M-F
Regions: Carle Foundation
On Call Requirements: No
Job Category: Patient Care
Work Location: Carle Champaign on Curtis
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty:
Job Post ID: 33647
Secondary Job Category:
Experience Requirements: None
Weekend Requirements: No
Education Requirements: HS Diploma/GED
Shift: Day
Location: Champaign, IL
Holiday Requirements: No
Other Posting Information:

Sign on bonus available - external applicants only*

Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: Certified Medical Assistant - Endocrinology Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: Certified Medical Assistant - Endocrinology

Job Description

The Certified Medical Assistant / Registered Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and patient care support duties in a medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures that the office runs smoothly.

H.S. Diploma/GED

Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) From the following certification bodies: National Health Career Association (NHA), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), American Medical Technologists (AMT), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), American Allied Health (AAH). upon hire or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) From the following certification bodies: American Medical Technologists (AMT) or the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) upon hire.

None Specified

Capacity to learn and retain information. Strong customer service skills. Compassion and caring in dealing with others. Ability to operate office equipment. Proficiency in basic computer skills.

  • Rooming patients: Collecting pertinent information regarding the patient's chief complaint, family history, social history, surgical history, and medication reconciliation upon arrival for a patient visit.
  • Telephone Interactions: As directed, completing necessary telephone communications with patients, families, pharmacies, and/or other health care facilities. Gathering information and maintaining patient information via telephone per department specific processes and policies.
  • Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, patient check in or check out, prior authorizations, scheduling appointments, verification of benefits, and coordination of referrals and testing.
  • Office procedures as directed and per department specific competencies. May perform procedures such as urine catheterizations, bladder scanning, suture or staple removal, application or removal of casts at the direction of a provider, reading results of negative TB skin tests or steering patient to the care of a department nurse when TB screening appears to have indications of a positive read, and other diagnostic testing at the point of care.
  • Provide patient with written instructions regarding procedures, medications, or follow up instructions at the direction of the provider. CMA staff may retrieve and provide condition specific education from the internet, internal website, or printed materials per the provider directions and orders.
  • Administer medications per the provider order.
  • Provide assistance with prescription medication refills per department protocols. Call medications into pharmacies, notify patients of refills, and documents actions within the EMR per provider orders.
  • Maintain department specific competencies related to point of care testing, equipment handling, and specialty training.
  • Blood sugar line- MA retrieves patient information from phone line and starts a message in EPIC- sometimes up to 3 weeks of blood sugar readings
  • Maintaining supplies and linens- ordering, checking expirations
  • Adding external labs- creating telephone encounters in EPIC
  • Assisting RNs with Forms/letters
  • Calling patients to retrieve blood sugars for multiple weeks. Entering data in flow records
  • Prior authorization for diabetic supplies/medications
  • Assisting providers in procedures
  • Administration of medications within scope per physician order


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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