Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, blood pressure, patient history, medication listing, assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint.
Completes all necessary documentation in the patient's medical record in accordance with practice's charting policy.
Prepares equipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medical procedures.
Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment for patients and visitors Arranges for specialized consultations and appointments for testing as ordered by the physicians.
High school diploma required. Strongly prefer graduate of an accredited MA program with greater than two years of medical assisting experience.
Must have one of the following credentials:
Ability to prioritize and organize work area. Knowledgeable of HIPAA aspects of medical records.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with patients, physicians, hospital staff, members and health plan representatives in a tactful manner.
Ability to work with patients, doctors, and families to provide optimal levels of patient care.
Demonstrates a professional attitude and appearance.
Legible handwriting. Proficiency in keyboarding skills and experience with electronic medical records and appointment scheduling/billing system preferred.
Strong EMR and EPM system background, with NextGen experience preferred.
Knowledge of CPT and ICD coding.
Experience and knowledge of IPAs/managed care, Medicare, MediCal and other insurance payers' verification methods and processes.
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.
Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.
As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.
We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.
We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.
FACES - Friendly
Safe Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.
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