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RWJBarnabas Health Certified Medical Assistant (FT) - Primary Care - Neptune, NJ in Neptune, New Jersey

Certified Medical Assistant (FT) - Primary Care - Neptune, NJReq #:0000128175

Category:Medical Assistant



Facility:Barnabas Health Medical Group

Department:Neptune Primary Care


Barnabas Health Medical Group, Neptune, Neptune, NJ 07753

Job Overview:

Neptune Primary Care is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to perform routine clinical and clerical tasks under the direction of a physician or other health practitioner. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs, medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, processing prescription refills, and assisting with minor procedures as directed by a physician or health practitioner. The CMA acts as a practice ambassador, contributing to overall patient experience, safety, and privacy.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • BLS Certification approved by AHA

  • Medical Assistant Certification: NHA, NCCT, AMT, AAMA, NCMA, AMCA, AECA, or NAHP

  • At least 6 months of relevant experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Attention to accuracy and detail

  • Proficient knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure

  • Strong written and oral communication skills essential

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to take vital signs and perform a patient assessment

  • Administration of medications as directed by physician or health practitioner

  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of patient satisfaction and safety


  • Phlebotomy and EKG

  • Knowledge of electronic medical record (EMR) systems

Certifications and Licenses Required:

  • BLS Certification approved by AHA

  • Medical Assistant Certification: NHA, NCCT, AMT, AAMA, NCMA, AMCA, AECA, or NAHP

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Shift working, 8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Monday - Friday

  • Full-Time

Essential Functions:

  • Performs clinical tasks such as EKGs, hearing and vision screens, urinalysis, injections, vaccinations, and medication administration, treatments and minor surgeries as needed

  • Supports practice needs with clerical tasks such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, collecting co-pays, preparing lab requests, and other clerical tasks as assigned

  • Communicates with insurance providers and handles pre-authorizations and certifications as necessary

  • Prepares rooms, arranges instruments and equipment, and ensures a neat and sanitary environment

  • Rooms patients, verifies patient information, confirms purpose of visit, obtains and records vitals and updates medical history

  • Communicates with patients and other providers per the instruction of the overseeing physician or health practitioner

  • Creates and maintains health record information, files and organizes, as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Retirement Plans

  • Wellness Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance

  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)

  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer