Certified Medical Assistant

Harford Gastroenterology Associates   Abingdon, MD   Full-time     Other
Posted on June 20, 2022

The successful candidate will have 2-3 years of experience assisting partner clinicians in ambulatory, physician practice setting. 

Specific job duties include:

  • Performs clinical and administrative duties in an Ambulatory setting consistent with policies and procedures.
  • Works under the supervision of a physician and performs data collection, venipuncture, laboratory testing, patient follow up, and assisting providers with patient exams.
  • This position documents, as appropriate, in the medical records and supports optimal patient flow.


Education: High school graduation or equivalent; completion of an approved Medical Assistant program.

Experience: 1-3 years experience working in an ambulatory care medical office, preferably in a paperless environment; minimum of externship in a medical or ambulatory health setting. 2 years back office medical experience strongly preferred.


  • CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) by the American Association of Medical Assistants or
  • RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) through the American Medical Technologists or equivalent within 6 months from hire date;
  • CPR Certification.


  • Ability to type 40 words per minute; basic computer skills; excellent verbal /written communication and customer service skills.
  • Clinical competency as verified during the initial 180 day orientation period and annually thereafter.
  • Computer and Electronic Medical Record skills and ability to function in a variable clinical setting.



You are responsible for the following:  

  • Collecting patient information.
  • Obtain and record patient's vital signs: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height.
  • Report assessment findings to practitioner and records on appropriate documentation forms in a timely manner.
  • Perform chart review prior to clinic visit to obtain historical data.
  • Monitor patient status recognizing and reporting abnormal findings or changes in condition.
  • Perform delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner according to Clinical Practice Policy and Procedures.
  • Identify patient's need for additional information, and refer to appropriate healthcare resources.
  • Complete all relevant tasks in regards to prescription refills; fax pharmacies, follow up with patient and pharmacies.
  • Always close the loop by providing the service requested by the patient in a timely manner that is well documented in the patient record. This includes documentation of all telephone requests as well as updating clinical records.
  • Perform other duties as



Contact: Jeanne Gayle at 443.643.4724. 

Harford Gastroenterology Associates is an equal opportunity employer.