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Medical Assistant

Central Coast Orthopedic Medical Group San Luis Obispo ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Medical Assistant for our busy, fast paced orthopedic clinic in San Luis Obispo. We are a physician-owned medical group, leaders in community orthopedic care with 3 offices on the Central Coast. This is a weekday, full time position with excellent benefits (medical, dental, life, vision, as well as vacation/sick leave and a very generous 401K plan). The candidate must be efficient with patient care, time management, and a team player. See below for more details:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Rooms patients, performs vitals and intake
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents the patient’s medical history and medications in the electronic medical record
  • Determines if x-rays are needed then order when necessary
  • With direction from the provider, applies and removes casts and splints while educating the patient on how to care for the cast/splint
  • With direction from the provider, applies and educates patients on durable medical equipment and usage
  • With direction from the provider, performs wound care, dressing changes and suture/staple removal
  • Must be able to perform blood draws and assist with PRP process under supervision of the provider
  • Maintains and disinfects examination rooms, tables, chairs, and counters
  • Assists in managing physicians schedule for clinic and surgery which requires using practice management software
  • Posts surgeries with hospitals and/or surgical centers
  • Explains pre-operative paperwork to patients and ensures that patients have signed appropriate forms
  • Returns all patient calls within a timely manner and brings patient care issues to physician’s attention
  • Prepares referral letters as directed by the physician
  • Responsible for scanning and faxing documents
  • May be required to travel locally; therefore, reliable transportation is a must
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently with excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and show initiative at all times
  • Strong patient service and interpersonal skills as we are high on customer service
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to perform blood draws
  • Medical terminology
  • Surgery Scheduling
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, a plus

EDUCATION

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Certificate of successful completion of Medical Assistant Program
  • Certified Medical Assistant, preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum two years, full-time clinical experience in a healthcare facility as a Medical Assistant required. EMR experience required. Orthopedic experience a big plus.

SALARY RANGE

·         $18.00 - $22.00/hour

 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email confidential resumes and cover letter to adminslo@centralcoastortho.com, or FAX to (805) 541-3566 for consideration.

    Company Description
    A physician-owned orthopedic medical group serving patients in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.

    Central Coast Orthopedic Medical Group

    Why Work Here?

    Make a difference: Help improve life for hurting patients.

    A physician-owned orthopedic medical group serving patients in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.

    Address

    862 Meinecke Ave. Ste 100
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    USA

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