Medical Assistant/PHLE - Physician Offices
- Expired: December 20, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Seeking specialties in Cardiology, Neuro, Orthopaedics, OBGYN, Fetal/Maternal and Primary Care. Locations: Lanham, Bowie, Annapolis, Pasadena and Odenton Position Objective: Medical Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to help provide care to patients, support providers and keep office operations running smoothly. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Able to accurately register and schedule patients, print documents to include the provider’s daily schedule Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms.
Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards. Demonstrates an understanding of Quality Assurance/Quality Control standards; completes lab requests, referrals, and health forms and maintains logs as mandated by state and federal regulatory guidelines, policies, and procedures of AAHCE. Administers injections, EKGs, spirometry, performs phlebotomy and renders therapeutic treatments (practice specific) as instructed by the physician.
Understands how to determine patient eligibility using programs such as Medicaid EVS; can consistently identify when a patient is in need of a referral and/or preauthorization.; Answers and screens office calls, greets patients in a professional and timely manner; projects proper telephone etiquette; understands when it is acceptable to release patient’s protected health information. Accurate, complete, and timely data input within the bounds of record access and in compliance with the processes and procedures governing the electronic health record. Accessing patient record information only as it directly pertains to the performance of work duties.
Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow, assists providers in medical examinations, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Demonstrates the I.C.A.R.E.
behaviors to improve the patient’s experience Performs other projects and duties as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. One year of clerical/billing experience in a medical office setting.
Experience operating multi-line phone systems, fax machines, photocopiers, PCs, credit card machines, glucometers, EKG machines, and other medical equipment as required by the medical practice. Required License/Certifications: CMA, RMA, or AAMA (through an approved/accredited organization) Phlebotomists with medical assistant experience in a physician's office are accepted as well. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification is required.
COVID Vaccine required
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