Under the general direction of the physician, assists with the processing of patients in an ambulatory/office setting including diagnostic procedures. Responsible for general clinical and clerical duties associated with direct and indirect patient care. Reports to the Office Manager, supervisor, physician, and/or R.N. Provides care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
Directs patients to patient care areas and obtains chief complaint and/or reason for visit, vital signs, heights and weight. Maintains patient flow in clinical areas.
Performs diagnostic testing (EKG, PFT, minor lab) as ordered. May perform venipuncture. Maintains appropriate records including documentation, review of chart for current information, patient notes, dictation, etc.
Assists physician with procedures, treatments, minor surgeries and exams as needed. Provides some basic procedures under the direction of the physician, mid-level provider, or RN. Performs some basic triage functions with referral to appropriate medical professional.
May be required to float based on staffing needs.
Perform functions of patient services coordinator such as obtaining and verifying patient demographic information, enter data into the computer, obtaining co-pays and entering billing charges into the computer.
Maintains inventory and stocks exam rooms. Maintains patient care equipment in good working order to ensure quality control procedures and in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
Assists in ensuring compliance with the state, federal and other regulatory agencies.
Administers medications and documents.
Reviews daily schedule to prepare charts for daily appointments. Follows up on missed appointments.
Qualifications - Minimum
Required Minimum Education:
Vocational/Technical Degree Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting
2 year Associates Degree Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting
Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program. Current certification or licensure required. If not currently certified/registered must obtain within 90 days of employment. Must possess current CPR certification with the American Heart Association.
Must possess ability to adjust to varying work levels in order to complete multiple tasks based on department’s daily needs.
Minimum Year’s Experience:
Two years of previous experience in a physician’s office or ambulatory care setting preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office or equivalent.
Hours per pay period: 80
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Shift and Job Schedule
Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time
Equal Employment Opportunity
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