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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Bryan Health
Location: Central City
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:


Responsible for providing paraprofessional medical assistance services to patients and for assisting physicians/providers and nurses in patient care. Receives general supervision from a licensed physician or surgeon (within his/her scope of practice) that is physically present in the treatment facility during the performance of assigned duties or procedures. The supervising physician may provide written instructions to be followed by a medical assistant in the performance of tasks or supportive services. Such instructions may provide that a physician's assistant or registered nurse may assign and supervise tasks authorized by the physician.


  • Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
  • Participates in meetings, committees and lean projects as assigned.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Performs service excellence must-haves to achieve an excellent patient/customer experience.
  • Uses quality improvement processes, programs or outcome to help improve department operations.
  • Coordinates clinic arrangements, including checking equipment operation; and prepares rooms with appropriate and adequate supplies and equipment for examination and treatment of patient.
  • Conducts patient check-in: review forms and documents for completion; takes and records history of patient problem; collects information pertaining to the nature and urgency of the patient problem; maintains patient flow; and assists in gathering statistics.
  • Performs health and diet screenings; takes and records vital signs and other pertinent information. Performs ECGs, peak flows and various other screening tests such as vision and hearing and takes samples such as blood and urine.
  • Reviews and explains medical procedures.
  • Performs a pre-visit chart review for completeness including areas of chronic disease management i.e. appropriate visits, lab test, and consultant notes; and assists in coordination of these tasks per provider protocol.
  • Performs a huddle with provider regarding identified questions, individualized patient care and wellness needs.
  • Assists providers and nurses in giving examinations; prepares patient appropriately for medical procedure; carries out provider orders within scope of certification and assists in room cleaning once patient visit is complete.
  • Assists in notifying patients of lab and other test results per provider direction/order; explains tests and other procedures as needed for adequate patient education.
  • Administers and refills medication according to policy and procedure.
  • Maintains medical ethics and confidentiality; promotes, acknowledges, and complies with patient's rights.
  • Uses various nursing care supplies and equipment such as blood pressure cuff, audiometer, tonometer, syringes, and Snellen charts.
  • Uses proper sterilization procedures.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.


    Graduation from an accredited school of Medical Assistant required. Current Medical Assistant Certification required. Current Medication Administration Aide Certification from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or completion of such certification within 3 months of employment required.


    Basic Life Support (CPR) certification required. Bryan Health recognizes American Heart Association (for healthcare professionals), American Red Cross (for healthcare professionals) and the Military Training Network.

Keywords: Bryan Health, Grand Island , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Central City, Nebraska

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