Certified Medical Assistant - University Orthopedics Inc.

Providence, RI 02903

Posted: 06/01/2023 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 3366

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for University Orthopedics Inc. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: University Orthopedics Inc.
JOB TITLE: Certified Medical Assistant
LOCATION: Multiple Locations
HOURS: Full Time & Part Time  Monday-Friday Hours Vary 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; authorizing drug refills as directed; preparing patients for x-rays; removing sutures; removing staples; changing dressings; and wound care.
  • Educates patients and family by providing medication and diet information and instructions, answering questions.
  • Monitor patient’s environmental safety (e.g., fall precautions faulty equipment, transmission precautions).
  • May be asked to apply Durable Medical Equipment as needed
  • Must be able to work closely with the casting/splinting of acute fracture care
  • Ability to identify abnormal patient values for triages purposes.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Document medical information using approved medical terminology in the EHR system.
  • Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies and materials. Ensures cleanliness. Prepares list of medical supplies needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Manager to meet department needs. 
Successful Candidates: 
  • Must be certified as a Medical Assistant (CMA) ** Must be a credentialed medical assistant . Certification through AMA, NCCT, NHA, or AMT
  • Clinical skills, documentation skills, and communication skills
  • Ability to perform various clinical procedures while in exam room
  • Computer skill proficiency in EHR, Microsoft word and outlook
  • Efficiently assist in the coordination of a busy office, including use of email, document scanning, and word processing
  • Professional, pleasant, cheerful, enthusiastic demeanor, neat appearance required
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including telephone etiquette
  • Motivated individual with team approach
  • Must be able to travel to all sites if/when necessary.


For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at  www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and University Orthopedics Inc. will make the final hiring decisions. 


Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work. 

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