Medical Assistant - General Surgery
Job Summary: Under direct supervision of a provider performs a variety of clinical and administrative tasks while striving to offer perfect care every time to patients. Clinical duties include greeting and escorting patients to the exam room, measuring and recording vitals, collecting and recording medical and medication histories, preparing patients for examination/procedure, assisting the provider as needed and ensuring efficient clinic patient flow. Additional duties include specimen collection and accurate labeling, immunization and injections, prescriptions as directed by the provider. Maintains equipment and supplies. Administrative duties include answering phones/triage, scheduling appointments, processing referrals and prior authorizations. Maintains focus on patient centered care and customer service.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and healthcare environment experience; Credentialed, Registered, or Certified Medical Assistant within 90 days of hire. BLS Certification within 90 days of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience in a medical office or similar setting required. Successful completion of registration or certification in an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of medical assistant competencies, computers, and EHRs. Patient access knowledge preferred. PCMH experience a plus.
Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell. Frequently sit, reach, push/pull, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch. Occasionally lift/carry 1 to 50+ lbs.