Medical Assistant

TemPositions Health Care Published: March 12, 2020
New Canaan, CT
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We are currently seeking Certified Medical Assistants (CMA or RMA) with Orthopedic experience for a Healthcare Center in the Fairfield County area.


  • Schedules and authorizes surgeries and splints.
  • Escort patients to room.
  • Assist orthopedic physician with all medical procedures with courteous and knowledgeable medical decision making; follow through on patient requests for information.
  • Receive and handle all patient telephone calls to completion.
  • Clinical/Administrative.
  • Manage patient charts: receive charts from transcription, organize chart based on office policy, follow through on any incomplete paperwork or items missing from chart. Review patient charts daily for next days appointments.
  • Prepare exam rooms between each orthopedic patient and prepare injections daily.
  • Call in prescriptions to pharmacies.
  • Review all charts prior to patients appointments to assure all paperwork is complete and attached.
  • Stock exam rooms with supplies.
  • Order medical supplies and manage inventory storage.
  • Establish and update inventory of medical supplies.
  • Maintain and dispose of bio-hazard materials.
  • Act as a liaison between patient and physician, communicating messages, screening telephone calls for referral to orthopedic physician.
  • Know legalities regarding confidentiality of patient records.
  • Know OSHA regulations and follow correct procedures for handling biohazard materials.
  • Complete forms for patients according to physicians direction for workers comp, disability, insurance, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous CMA and RMA duties as directed by physician or supervisor.
  • Monitoring physicians schedule: including on call and keeping computer system up to date.


  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program and certified (CMT, CMA, RMA).
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • At least two years of work experience in a medical orthopedic setting.
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures and insurance verification.
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