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Certified Medical Assistant

Job ID 6224929 Date posted 11/09/2017

Description

The primary purpose of this position is to function as clinical and administrative support for the employee health clinician for a new Employee Health and WellnessCenter.The Medical Assistant performs delegated medical assistant tasks under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  1. Helps maintain schedules for employee visits.
  2. Helps maintain medical records.
  3. Performs front desk receptionist responsibilities to include data entry, assisting customers as they enter Employee Health, filing and retrieving medical charts, and answering phones. Ensures the accuracy of registration, insurance verification and coding and charge entry.
  4. Ensures that all workers’ compensation and OSHA reports are completed as soon as possible for employee injuries or exposures.
  5. Communicates to community Practice Manager changes in the provider’s template.
  6. Helps maintain necessary medical and office supplies in both clinical and front desk areas according to standard inventory lists. Any additional supplies must be first approved by the clinic provider.
  7. Assists the clinician, including vital signs, preparing patient (e.g., assisting with placing on a gown, or exposing affected area of body for examination), weight/BMI, and cholesterol testing. Prepares employee for examination by health care provider.
  8. Assists employees with any necessary paperwork and on-line work such as their health risk assessments.
  9. Conducts blood draws and tests, vaccinations and EKGs under the direction of the clinician.
  10. Reviews and corrects rejections and denials to maximize reimbursement.
  11. Prepares for the Program Manager and Medical Director monthly utilization, co-pay, time in clinic and satisfaction summaries, as requested.
  12. Ensures lab compliance and proficiencies.
  13. Ensures patient safety in the performance of job functions and through participation in community, department or unit patient safety initiatives.
  14. Takes action to correct observed risks to patient safety.
  15. Reports adverse events and near misses to appropriate management authority.
  16. Implements policies, procedure, and standards consistently in the performance of assigned duties.
  17. Develops effective working relationships and maintains good communication with other team members.
  18. Identifies possible risks in processes, procedures, devices and communicates the same to those in charge.
  19. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a high school level of course work with attainment of a high school diploma or a State High School Equivalency Certificate (GED).
  • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. CPR certification is required.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA.
  • Demonstrated skill in venipuncture/fingersticks and injections.
  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques.
  • Knowledge of blood and body fluid precautions.
  • Demonstrated computer skill in Microsoft Word and keyboarding.
  • Ability to respond appropriately emergency situations.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Speaking both English and Spanish is preferred.

Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

Phlebotomy certificate preferred.

CPR certification.

Certified MA preferred.

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