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Certified Medical Assistant

HealthForce of Virginia, Inc.
5.0 out of 5
Richmond, VA
$21 an hour - Full-time
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Richmond, VA

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance

Full job description

HealthForce is a medical staffing agency that focuses on nursing professionals. We are currently working with a local Health Clinic to provide CMAs for a contract to hire position.

For this position, the ideal candidate will possess eCW experience, lab and referral experience, pediatrics or adult experience, and referral experience. We are willing to review candidates who do not have experience with ecW as long as they have multiple years of CMA experience using various EHRs.

Please review the Job Description below and do not apply if you do not have this relevant experience or feel comfortable performing the necessary functions for the position. Thank you!


This position is for a Certified Medical Assistant who will be traveling to different sites throughout Richmond, VA to provide care to patients. Applicants must have a valid CMA license and be able to practice in the state of Virginia. You will report directly to the Lead Licensed Practical Nurse/ Clinical Managers and ultimately to the Chief Nursing Officer.


1. Maintain professionalism while conducting agency business.

2. Prioritize and perform multiple tasks.

3. Recognize and respect cultural diversity.

4. Utilizes medical terminology appropriately.


1. Perform basic administrative medical assisting functions per agency guidelines.

2. Schedule, coordinate, and monitor appointments where necessary to include conducting follow-up telephone calls.

3. Comprehends and adheres to managed care policies and procedures.

4. Utilizes electronic technology to receive, organize, prioritize and transmit information per agency guidelines.


1. Triage all clients (to include pediatrics) scheduled to see a provider according to agency policy and procedures.

2. Works directly with the providers as assigned.

3. Conducts patient history and chief assessments.

4. Documents demographical and/or medical information into the agency electronic medical records with an ability to retrieve specific data accordingly.

5. Apply principles of aseptic technique and infection control.

6. Comply with quality assurance practices.

7. Collects and processes specimens.

8. Performs inventory of supplies and equipment.

9. Performs routine maintenance of administrative and clinical equipment.

10. Assist in teaching health promotion and disease processes.

11. Practice within legal and ethical boundaries.

12. Complies with established risk management and safety regulations.

13. Travels from site to site, when necessary, to provide direct patient care, triage, and/or other duties as assigned.


1. Customer Service-the individual must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to utilize these skills with internal and external customers.

2. Team Player- the individual must be able to work with others in adhering to the values and mission of the organization.

3. Detailed Oriented- the individual must be able to easily observe details and make a quick and efficient analysis.

4. Planning/organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans and is able to meet deadlines.

5. Proactiveness – the individual analyzes problems and demonstrates initiative in solving without much direction.

6. Self-motivated- the individual must be motivated to provide quality patient care because of one's own enthusiasm or interest, without needing prompting from others.

7. Excellent Communication Skills- the individual must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

8. Adaptability- the individual must be able to adapt to ever-changing conditions.

9. Computer Literate- the individual must have sufficient knowledge and skill to be able to use computers; familiar with the operation of computers.

10. Strong Work Ethic- the individual must be able to uphold the values and goals of Capital Area Health Network by performing the job to the best of his/her ability.


Education –Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assisting and certified accordingly to practice in the State of Virginia.

Current CPR/BLS certification required.

Experience Experience as a Certified Medical Assistant within a community health and/or public health setting preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills


To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential function, as well as the physical and mental requirements satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position carries high risk of exposure to infectious agents, including HIV, Hepatitis, and TB.

The above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions, subject to reasonable accommodations. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions, as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

If you are interested, please go to our website and fill out and application at If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Abby Robinson Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at (804) 278-9999 or

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person


  • Medical Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • CMA certificate that allows you to practice in Virginia (Preferred)

Work Location: In person