CMA Coordinator - Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: September 19, 2023
The Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Coordinator position coordinates
medical assistant, certified medical assistant and cast tech
activity for assigned clinical departments under the direction of
the Nursing Supervisor. Collaborates with Nursing Supervisor to
ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained and department
workflows are effective and efficient. Works with Orthopedic
educator to train staff on POC competencies for departments. The
coordinator is involved in training and onboarding of new MA's,
CMA's and cast technicians, assists with annual CMA competencies,
provides patient care, assists with in-basket work. Maintains
department patient care supplies and assists physicians and nurses
to provide optimal care to patients and families.
High School Diploma/Equivalent
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/Registered Medical Assistant
(RMA) and Registered Orthopedic Tech Certification - ASOP and Basic
Life Support (BLS). If candidate has not completed CMA/RMA upon
hire, certification must be completed within 18 months of
employment date. Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered
Medical Assistant (RMA) from the following certification bodies:
National Health Career Association (NHA) American Medical
Technologists (AMT) American Association of Medical Assistants
(AAMA) National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT ) The American
Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA), in addition, this
certification requires - Successful completion of a
Registered/Certified Medical Assistant (RMA / CMA) program OR -
Successful completion of Carle/Parkland Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA) Academy If candidate does not have ASOP upon hire,
certification must be obtained w/in 1 year of start date in
CMA or casting experience required.
Leadership and organizational skills, ability to communicate
effectively and work collaboratively with others, capacity to learn
and retain information regarding patient care procedures,
demonstrated compassion and caring in dealing with others.
- Track process improvement projects and monitors for
productivity, fiscal accountability and identifies opportunities
for workflow efficiency within the department as well as ensure
compliance with accreditation standards
- Train and audit on standardized office procedures to ensure
consistency in all offices, including provider schedule monitoring
and radiology order review.
- Supports administration and management directives.
- Supports and enforces organization standards and requirements
including but not limited to, compliance regulations, fire,
safety/disaster programs, and infection control
- Reviews daily work assignments and loads to ensure office
- Reviews operational performance and employee audit results and
manages team toward achieving performance metrics.
- Coordinates schedules; approve time off requests, review and
update timekeeper system (Kronos) for any deviations from schedule
(overtime, tardy, missed scans, etc.) and holds employees
- Responsible for training all new employees and maintaining
competency, proficiency and safety training records on all full
time and part time staff under the direction of the RN
- Collaborates with RN Supervisor for all disciplinary and formal
coaching of direct reports, including training and evaluation of
- Responsible for ensuring staff performance and quality.
- Responsible for ensuring a safe work environment.
- Responsible for achieving goals for patient throughput and
- Resolves work related issues, or assists employees in solving
work related issues.
- Provides direct patient care daily through floor tasks and in
basket monitoring (including prior authorizations)
- Orders department supplies/DME/Instruments/linen and ensures
par levels are maintained.
- Performs other audits and duties as requested.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. 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:
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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