1.High school diploma or GED.
2.Graduation from a school of practical nursing ...OR...
3.Completion of one of the following:
a. PCA/PCT Program
b. Nurse Assistant Program or equivalent training.
c. Medical Assistant Program, or six months of experience in a doctor's office or related area performing Medical Assistant duties.
d. EMT program.
e. Phlebotomy training program. Six months direct patient care experience, preferred.
4.One year of previous experience performing Medical Assistant or Patient Care Associate duties.
5.One year of previous experience performing medical office clerical (e.g. insurance verification, authorizations, medical billing, EMR usage) duties in a doctor's office or related area.
6.Medical Assistant certification preferred.
1.Analytical ability necessary to handle patient problems, review and verify insurance information, research billing problems and compile data for statistical reports.
2.Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, physicians and other personnel.
3.Some mental/visual strain due to posting of payments, reviewing insurance information, etc.
4.Technical knowledge of blood pressure techniques.
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