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Medical Assistant

Silver State Health Services Las Vegas ,NV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing basic nursing care to patients under the direct supervision of a licensed medical staff member and completing required clerical duties associated with the provision of care. Additionally, the Medical Assistant handles the intake of patients, vitals, documentation of past/present illness/history, chief complaint, medical labs, referrals, procedures, blood draw/injections, and relevant medical information.

Desired Education/Certification and Experience criteria

• Medical Assistant training, required and Medical Assistant Certificate / RMA, Preferred

• Ability to relate and communicate well to all cultural and ethnic groups in the community; Bilingual (Spanish/English), Required

• Minimum of one year experience in medical field, Preferred

• CPR certification – Required;

• Experience with electronic health records desired;

• Experience in medical front office procedures, Preferred;

• Ability to always demonstrate the highest level of performance and behavior standards;

• Ability to be a team player; support and assist team members;

• Federally qualified health center (FQHC) experience, Preferred

Responsibilities/ Functional Job Description:

1. Maintains complete and accurate patient records, including entering data into the computer, ensuring proper documentation of all procedures, and assisting with processing and billing of Managed Care, Nevada Checkup and NV Medicaid, MediCare, or MHLA for patient services;

2. Assists with patient flow including receiving/greeting patients; locating charts; checking/making appointments; answering the telephone; and referring patients to appropriate person;

3. Follows daily/weekly/monthly assignments as directed by supervisor (Clinic Manager);

4. Utilization of NV WebIZ, and VFC and other systems as directed by supervisor;

5. Assist with immunization inventory, ordering and reporting as directed by supervisor;

6. Assist in ordering supplies, maintaining inventory log and supply destruction log;

7. Participate in cross training for Front Office duties, assisting Referral Coordinator and Pharmacy Technician if needed and as directed by supervisor;

8. Electronic lab ordering and processing lab test results per clinic policy;

9. Assist in glucometer training for diabetic patients, as ordered by provider;

10. Receives and treats all patients with the utmost respect and professionalism;

11. Performs a wide variety of clerical duties including: preparing routine correspondence, filing, photocopying, faxing, and answering the telephone and directing calls as needed;

12. Attends and actively participates in all team and staff meetings and related continuing education programs;

13. Participate in ongoing trainings as required by supervisor;

14. Performs other duties as required by supervisor.

EMR (Electronic Medical Records) Responsibilities; when applicable:

· Verifies and ensures competency when utilizing EMR system

· Identifies and obtains information from EMR

· Utilizes EMR communication as needed

· Completes tasks as assigned

· Utilizes reports generated from EMR and EPM system; when applicable

· Identifies and reports documentation inaccuracies to supervisor

· Insures patient confidentiality

· Informs supervisor if inaccuracies are identified

· Follows all policies and procedures pertaining to EMR

Customer Service:

· Exemplifies in daily behavior customer service standards of SSHS

· Returns patient calls, as needed, in a timely fashion

· Professional respectful communication with supervisor and co-workers

· Quality Management

· Constantly alert for ways to improve customer service, improve patient flow, increase

· productivity, and improve utilization of resources communicating ideas to supervisor

· Participates in quality management projects as requested

· Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards

· Adheres to policy regarding incident forms and/or patient complaints

· Notifies supervisor of unusual occurrences or risk management issues

· Attends and actively participates in team and provider meetings

· Follows all SSHS policies and procedures

Benefits of full-time employment:

· Fixed employer contribution towards the purchase of group Health Insurance benefits (medical, dental and vision options), subject to applicable waiting periods (90 days' employment)

· Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance and 401K, subject to applicable waiting periods.

· Paid time off (PTO) earned on an accrual basis, up to 80 hours annually

· Company-paid holidays after completion of 90-day introductory period

Company Description
SSHS exists as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation incorporated in the State of Nevada. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) tasked with providing a wide range of healthcare and support services to unserved and underserved populations in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. SSHS is financed in part by third party health insurance and patient payments, supplemented by fund raising efforts and grants from all levels of government. We serve all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.

Silver State Health Services

Why Work Here?

We are one of Las Vegas' fastest-growing Bilingual, Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Clinics

SSHS exists as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation incorporated in the State of Nevada. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) tasked with providing a wide range of healthcare and support services to unserved and underserved populations in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. SSHS is financed in part by third party health insurance and patient payments, supplemented by fund raising efforts and grants from all levels of government. We serve all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.

Address

2215 Renaissance Dr STE C
Las Vegas, NV
USA

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