CMA | Lake City | 39274 | 6.2019

Location: Lake City, FL
Pay Rate: $14.00/hr

Position Summary:

The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions.

*Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited course of study as a Certified Medical Assistant and have proof of certification as a Medical Assistant or possess the equivalent knowledge and skills base by having completed/graduated from similar types of formal medical training such as:  

  • A minimum of 1 year experience with direct patient care in a type of healthcare facility is a must. Previous mental health experience, particularly with psychiatric treatment plans, is ideal.
  • The employee will be regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Work environment is usually moderately noisy
  • Person should display initiative, have the ability to multitask and be able to assume additional responsibilities.  Proven ability to problem-solve and be a team member is essential. Must possess and maintain current certification as a Medical Assistant. Basic Life Support (CPR) required or obtained within 1st month of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.