100 Stoop DrSte 310, Monongahela, Pennsylvania, 15063-3553, United States of America
DaVita's Nephrology Practice Solutions (NPS) is a wholly owned subsidiary that works with Nephrologists committed to providing outstanding clinical and integrated kidney care to their patients. Our mission is to help Nephrologists transform the business and clinical Nephrology practices of the future.
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) will help provide clinical support to PINE (Partners in Nephrology & Endocrinology) physicians and patients in a fast-paced environment at our Carroll Township, PA clinic. The CMA will be responsible for handling multiple clinical and administrative tasks including rooming patients, collecting patient health information, gathering outside patient records, answering a high volume of incoming phone calls and messages, completing physician orders and obtaining prior authorizations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
25% - Assists assigned physician(s) with patient care including obtaining and documenting patient vital signs and relaying physician instructions to patients and their families. Normally assisting one to two physicians.
25% - Prepares patients for examination and treatment. This may include (but not be limited to) accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc. Checks physician schedules and coordinates patient flow to ensure on-time clinic schedules.
15% - Completes patient chart preparation
10% - Updates patient Electronic Medical Record (EMR) including the patient medication list and supports the successful completion of merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures in the EMR. Can work independently in all NPS Practice Management systems, and EHR systems used in NPS practices, i.e. pMD, Athena, CKD EHR by EPIC
5% - Maintains supplies and cleanliness of exam rooms. Empties and replaces biohazard containers, as necessary.
5% - Complies with all applicable OSHA, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, as well applicable practice and broader DaVita policies and procedures
5% - Answer phones, schedules patient appointments, and assists with co-pay collections, as necessary, and delivers the highest levels of service excellence at all times
5% - Completes prior authorizations, do diagnostic testing and is able to administer different therapies
5% - Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent; some college or medical coursework/training preferred
1 or more years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant is strongly preferred
Competently trained to perform electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection
Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants (Certified Medical Assistant) or in the process of completing certification is required
Nephrology experience is preferred but not required
EMR/ EHR experience is preferred but not required
Current CPR Certification is required
Ability to travel between clinic locations may be required in some cases. Open availability preferred but not required.
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What We'll Provide:
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Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.
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Salary/ Wage Range
Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at https://careers.davita.com/benefits