General Summary/Overview: Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, administrative tasks and maintaining patient flow.
1.Escort patients to exam rooms and assist in determining need for office visit.
2.Take vital signs and weights and assist in the patient flow, patient history, review medications.
3.Enter appropriate results of vital signs into the EPIC system.
4.Assist physicians in the examination and treatment of patients.
5.Clean and restock exam rooms, order necessary supplies as needed and assist in the maintenance of equipment.
6.Answer telephone courteously and timely and take accurate messages and transfer appropriate calls to Team Leader.
7.Schedule all tests and procedures as requested by Team Leader.
8.Pick up lab reports, X-rays and correspondence as requested.
9.Assist in the maintenance of tracking systems of tests and results.
Attend required meetings, trainings and participations in committees as requested.
Enhance professional growth and development through in service meetings and education programs.
Work in alternative departments and sites as requested.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Formal medical education, training and certification as a Medical Assistant. National Certification is required within the first 90 days (AAMA, NHA, NCCT or AMT)
Experience: One year of experience in a community based medical practice Pediatrics preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills
Ability to prioritize work and respond to changing needs
Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.
Environmental Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to an office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work.
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