High School / GED
Certified Medical Assistant
The Certified Medical Assistant (MA) provides patient support services to a provider and can perform clerical duties. Medical Assistants coordinate and provide care to patients in a medical practice under the tenets of Centra's Professional Practice Model. Medical Assistants practice under the direction and supervision of a licensed medical practitioner authorized by regulations of the Department of Health Board of Medicine. Medical Assistants collaborates with providers and members of the interdisciplinary team to provide high-quality patient care. Under the direction of a provider, the MA coordinates the various care processes that are necessary to achieve desired outcomes. MAs works to promote and sustain a culture reflective of Centra's mission, vision, and values.
High School diploma or equivalent, and graduate of Medical Assistant program ABHES or CAAHEP accredited institution or completion of a Clinical Medical Assistants Program (CVCC program) where candidate is qualified to sit for the "Clinical Medical Assistant Program". Maintains a professional portfolio, annual Centra mandatory CBLs, annual CMG age specific competency completion/education verification.
Current certification or registration through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or another equivalent organization. BLS certification within the first six months of employment, and maintain current BLS certification.