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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - Orthopedics

Department: CMA Orthopedic Services
Location: Ithaca, NY

Cayuga Medical Associates, a growing multi-specialty group in Ithaca, NY is currently seeking a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant to join their Orthopedicsoffice. The purpose of this job is to support the physicians and/or mid-level providers in the practice with clinical activities and direct patient care. This position may also assist in appointment scheduling and other related activities for optimal patient service.

CMAís Orthopedics office is an ideal workplace for those who thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  You will have many opportunities to learn a diverse array of skills and be supported by a strong team of clinicians and administrative staff.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Perform clinical duties in accordance with the scope of practice per CCMA certification and in accordance with NYS laws and regulations.
  • Carry out all assigned clinical procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients, per practice protocol.
  • Take and record patientís vital signs.
  • Prepare exam rooms and sterilize equipment and supplies per protocols.
  • Assist physicians/providers with procedures, patient care and/or scheduling, per office protocol
  • Provide call management for physicians/providers with regard to clinical questions, prescription refills, test results and other patient calls per practice protocols.
  • Prepare patientís record for visit, as directed by physician/provider.


  • Graduation from an accredited CCMA program
  • Current CCMA certification
  • Demonstrated clinical competency
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of diseases and treatment
  • Ability to apply aseptic tech and sterilization
  • Knowledge of the practice management system, EMR and scheduling protocols
  • Basic keyboard skill
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of accuracy in performing responsibilities
  • Exceptional service attitude and communication style
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Cayuga Medical Associates is an equal opportunity employer.

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