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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Requisition #: 1682
Location: Johns Hopkins Intrastaff, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Week: Temporary Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 9, 2020

Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the ambulatory practice functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team. The CMA has duties and responsibilities related to patient care in the ambulatory clinic environment.  The individual displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare team.  The CMA functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when performing patient care. The CMA reports to the clinic manager or lead nurse, who is responsible for the administrative supervision and orientation of the CMA to the area's policies and procedures.  

Pay Rate:  $16 - 18 per hour.    Positions are typically Monday - Friday, day shift.  

New Grads are welcome once certification is obtained.  This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door to the Johns Hopkins Health System and advance your career!


The Certified Medical Assistant:

  • Obtains vital signs & assists patients in preparation for examination/ procedure.
  • Records and documents in the medical record.
  • Ensures safe & efficient patient flow.
  • Administers medications and immunizations.
  • Organizes the clinic environment to assure patient safety.  
  • Reads & interprets medical record and physician orders. 
  • Reads & interprets equipment in conjunction with patient information.
  • Displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions at the highest level based on scope of practice.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant training program preferred.

Certification (CMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA or NRCMA) is required and must be maintained throughout employment. 

One (1) year experience preferred. 

Familiar with medical terminology and documenting in electronic health record.

The CMA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Effective time management and organizational skills.

Valid CPR certification required upon hire and recertification required every two years.

Phlebotomy experience required for some departments.  

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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