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Medical Assistant II- 2332622
Roles & Responsibilities:
Provides clinical office support to Physicians& Surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary todeliver quality patient care. Mentors and assists less experienced staff members
Fulfills patient care responsibilities asassigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow;accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed withwalking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing specimens andpoint of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.
Assists physicians with various procedures, takesvital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls andprovides pertinent information
Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assignedwhich may include sending and receiving patient medical records, obtaining labor x-ray reports, hospital notes, referralinformation, etc.
Completing forms and requisitions as needed,managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately
These responsibilities may be carried out usingthe electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary
Enters orders into the electronic medical record(EMR) system or prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of thephysician for the review and approval by the ordering physician
Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical suppliesas applicable
Provides set-up of examination room andinstruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established byhospital and infection control policies
Maintains logging system as required forrefrigeration of medications, point of care testing, sterilization process,crash cart or others as needed
Checks expiration dates on all medications andmedical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy
Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environmentby following standards and procedures and in compliance with legal regulations
Complies with established personal protectiveequipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood andother potentially infections body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation andother hazardous substances
Assists in the maintenance of medical charts(filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms)
May schedule surgeries/procedures or work inconjunction with Surgical Coordinator verifying times with patients; preparingcharts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary
May be required to perform proficient phlebotomyduties
May perform appointment scheduling andregistration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insuranceinformation
May maintain, adjust and confirm patient officeschedule
May check and verify & update insuranceinformation utilizing internal or web sources
May perform and verify pre-certification forprocedures as necessary
Provides training and mentoring to Level I MAstaff
Directs and assigns MA schedules and work flow tomeet the needs of the practice and applicable to patient volumes.
Oversee the successful delivery of clinicaloffice support to meet the needs of each physician
Performs other duties and tasks as required
Education: HS/GED. Completion of a certificate Medical Assistant program from anapproved school or two additional years of experience as a medical assistant.Medical Assistant Certification preferred
Experience: 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant. Certification as a MedicalAssistant from an approved school or two additional years of experience as amedical assistant
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