Certified Medical Assistant

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Joining our team of certified medical assistants (CMAs) helps position you as a clinical leader on our interdisciplinary outpatient care teams, where CMAs are empowered to move medicine forward, build a lasting career, and develop leadership skills. CMAs are key partners to our world-class physicians, advanced practice providers, and nurses, providing essential support to clinical, nursing, and administrative functions in ensuring a quality patient experience.

Job Profile

Responsibilities include organizing and maintaining patient records and a wide variety of clinical nursing support tasks, such as prepping patients for exams, performing basic lab tests, and obtaining medical histories. The ideal candidate enjoys a fast-paced environment and adapts well to emergency situations, communicates and interacts easily with people of all backgrounds, possesses keen interpersonal skills, and displays compassion for others.

Job Requirements

CMA positions require a high school diploma or equivalent degree and CMA certification from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). If certified by another accrediting agency, NHA or AAMA certification must be obtained within six months of employment.

Career Advancement

UAB Medicine is a rewarding and exciting place to work, one that offers endless opportunities to grow your career. CMAs are encouraged to advance their careers and realize their personal potential through infinite career paths, including our CMA Career Ladder Program, which offers staff the opportunity to advance as a CMA level II or advanced CMA. UAB Medicine also offers ongoing professional development and opportunities for those wishing to pursue higher education, with 100% tuition assistance at UAB through our Educational Assistance Program.

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