Atlantic Health System

Certified Medical Assistant I

Job Location(s) US-NJ
Position Type
8:00am - 4:00pm
Allied Health
20873300 - Ortho Care Wayne
Atlantic Medical Group


Atlantic Health System is seeking an experienced Certified Medical Assistant I (CMA) in our Orthopedics office in Wayne, NJ part of Atlantic Medical Group.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Reviews daily appointment schedule with provider and develops a plan for patient care activities. Obtains Pre-Op paperwork, labs, referral consultation notes, and hospitalization and ED records prior to appointment.
  • Forwards clinical information to specialist at least 24hrs prior to scheduled appointment or procedure.
  • Processes lab letters, referrals and forms, and obtains prior authorizations for medications, referrals and tests per insurance requirements.
  • Tracks labs and referrals, scans and indexes appropriate documents, documents all communication with patient per EPIC standards.
  • Collaborates with team to accommodate same day requests, checks and responds to emails and pools daily.
  • Ensures work area is stocked with current forms for daily work and computer downtime. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of required computer systems.



  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate physician schedule
  • Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Effective clinical skills appropriate for the ambulatory care setting

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required


  • Graduate of a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited Medical Assistant program preferred 


  • MA certification through AAMA, AMCA, AMT, NCCT, or NHA required
  • BLS certification required upon hire
  • Post externship MA experience preferred

Relevant Experience:

  • Must demonstrate competency to include but not limited to blood pressure measurement, anthropometric data, syringe accuracy, PPD placement, intramuscular injection and subcutaneous injection
  • EPIC EMR experience is a plus
  • 1-3 years of acute care experience strongly preferred

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees. 

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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