This position will be scheduled approximately 40 hours per week and will work in an Orthopedic practice and will require travel between our Joint and Spine Center (Mt. Auburn) and our Anderson location.
Job Overview: The Medical Assistant (MA) will be responsible for providing the highest quality service to our patients, while ensuring services are provided in a safe and timely manner. This position will assist in the clinical aspect of patient care, assisting in examinations and treatment of patients, under direction of the physician.
The Medical Assistant may perform the following duties:
Maintains patient flow during clinic hours.
Prepares patient charts in electronic medical record (EMR) for visits by scanning, abstracting, and reviewing to make certain that all diagnostic test results, hospital reports and other medical records necessary to help the physician care for the patient are in the patients chart.
Measures vital signs such as pulse rate, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height.
Performs EKG’s, injections, blood pressures, UA’s, and some phlebotomy.
Accurately record patient information in the electronic medical record (EMR), including but not limited to the following: vitals, past and current medical, social and family history, reviews medications and updates medication list, abstracts new procedures.
May act as Superuser for EMR.
May assist in training of new employees.
Accesses and navigates websites or calls outside facilities to obtain necessary information.
Refills medications and pre-authorizes medications including communicating with the patient, pharmacy, or insurance company as needed to complete the task.
Responsible for answering phone calls from patients and returning calls. Will also respond to electronic inquiries through our EMR system.
May coordinate/oversee work queues in office.
Maintains pharmacy cabinet and recording of patient samples.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients; maintains clean, fully supplied exam rooms.
Orders medical supplies as needed.
Completes patient assistance paperwork/requests as needed.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Maintains patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
Understands and adheres to the legal responsibilities and requirements with the medical assistant role.
Demonstrates exceptional comprehension and support of quality measures and patient experience.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma and completion of Medical Assisting program required.
Experience: 3-5 years of MA experience required or Management recommendation.
Licenses & certifications: Certified or registered Medical Assistant required, or must become certified or registered within two years of hire date. BLS certification required.
Call Requirements: None