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Medical Assistant - USCG Maritime Center Eval Program 

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Interactive Government Holdings (IGH) is a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business. We are seeking qualified, trained and capable individuals to serve as full time Medical Assistants working at the US Coast Guard National Maritime Center in the Mariner Credentialing Program. The mission of the US Coast Guard National Maritime Center is to issue Merchant Mariner Medical Certificates to fully qualified U.S. merchant mariners. A key component of the Maritime Center is the Medical Division, staffed by physicians, physician assistants, certified medical assistants, and medical clerks who review and assess applications for Medical Certificates. Medical Assistants represent the interest of the Maritime Center and clients who apply for credentialing.

Established in 2006, Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH) is a leading professional services and technology provider to the Federal government whose mission is to serve our men and women in uniform globally and their support systems locally. We utilize strategy, data science and technology to make the programs we execute more efficient for the people our programs serve. Currently, IGH has a national and international contract staff as well as a small HQ team in Springfield.

IGH has consistently been ranked as one of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine. We are proud of our ability to shape tomorrow, while ensuring all active duty personnel and reservists can carry out their critical missions and tasks today.


Review and process merchant mariner medical certificate applications; manage official merchant mariner medical records (electronic and paper based) and supplemental medical information; completing data entry related to the process; medical certificate creation; and supporting correspondence related to screening and processing of applications which includes photo copying, scanning and stuffing envelopes.

This Medical Assistant position is not for clinical medicine. There shall be no interaction with patients and no diagnosing or treatment of conditions. This work is considered to be occupational and administrative medicine. It shall substantially involve reviewing medical documentation and fitness for medical certification decision making based upon that information. The majority of the screening work shall be performed by reviewing medical mariner applicants medical histories against the established maritime medical guidelines and standards. In addition, there is administrative work involved with processing and maintaining these records.

Position Requirements

Major responsibilities include (not all inclusive):

Receives applications and any additional information that may have been submitted to the Medical Division of the NMC.

In-process files upon receipt in the Medical Division.

Provide technical, administrative, and medical recommendation services.

Conduct a medical screening based upon the submitted files, determine medical fitness for certification, or, if further medical review is

needed and create medical certificate.

Communicate with the applicant and/or applicant’s medical provider and others via phone, mail or email; document information in

Maintain Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation (MMLD) database; and update Medical Division tracking.

Assign files for medical screening and medical evaluation.

Create medical certificate and further file routing to other divisions.

Prepare Status Reports

Qualified Candidates must have:

Experience – Minimum of twelve (12) months experience as a Certified Medical Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant, National Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

Education – High School Diploma or equivalent

Certifications (any one of the following) –

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Clearance - Must have a successful background National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) screening

IGH offers a competitive benefits program which includes: 15 paid PTO days, 401K (4% company match), a Life Insurance Policy, and comprehensive Health, Vision, Dental Plan and disability plans.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Medical Assistant - USCG Maritime Center Eval Program  
Close Date 3/31/2020  
Open Date 1/28/2020  
Location WV - USCG National Maritime Center  
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