St. Luke's reimburses for RMA/CMA certification fees annually.
Responsible for performing the primary functions of a Medical Assistant, as well as clerical and reception duties, in multiple practices as assigned by supervisor. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out, rooming patients, other clinical duties, compliant documentation in the EMR, and handling pre-certifications and referrals.
Performs additional clinical and administrative duties as assigned by supervisor, physician, and physician extender. Position requires travel among multiple practices. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent1. Clinical 45%a. Rooms patients.b. Measures and records vital signs.c. Records chief complaint and patient history.d. Prepares patients for examinations.e. Assists physicians and physician extenders with exams and minor office procedures.f. Administers medications per physician orders.g. Provides patient education per physician orders.h. Stocks, cleans, and maintains sufficient supplies and equipment.i. Disposes of biohazard and waste according to OSHA standards.j. Performs accurate documentation in the EMR. 2. Clerical 45% a. Answers the phone and schedules appointments.b. Greets patients and completes required forms.c. Files and maintains medical records.d. Processes mail.e. Covers front desk reception as needed.f. Handles pre-certifications and referrals.
3.Administrative a. Completes projects in medical group administration as assigned by supervisor. 5%b. Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
High school diploma required. RMA, CMA, or ABR-OE required.
Greater than one year of experience in medical office or hospital department, or graduate of MA program preferred preferred Basic computer skills required. Good verbal and documentation skills required.
The assessment, care and treatment provided by the medical assistant will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The medical assistant is competent to care for patient age groups consistent with the specialties of the physician(s) in the practice.
Employee is required to sit and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.) load frequently, a medium (21-50 lbs.) and/or heavy (50 lbs. +) load occasionally.
Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. Employee may be required to do simple grasping and pushing/pulling.
(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)
The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.
Job Relationships: Brief descriptions of the types of interactions that occur for this job.
Takes direction from: Supervisor, Office Manager, Physicians, Physician ExtendersProvides direction to:
N/ASupervised by: Assistant Director, Physician Practice Management
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence, and respect for each other and those we serve.
Core Values: Human Dignity, Compassion, Justice, Excellence, and Stewardship.
Human Dignity: We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.
Compassion: We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.
Justice: We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.
Excellence: We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.
Stewardship: We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.
FACES - Friendly
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.
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