Medical Assistant - Wilmington Internal Medicine - Full Time - Days
Company: The Christ Hospital Cardiovascular Associates
Posted on: November 19, 2023
*Now offering a Hiring Bonus of up to $2,500 for qualified
This position will be scheduled approximately 40 hours per week at
our Wilmington Internal Medicine office located at 1184 W Locust
St. Wilmington, OH 45177-2009.
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of
Maintains patient flow during clinic hours. Documents review of
systems; measures vital signs such as pulse rate, respirations,
blood pressure, weight and height (see Appendix A for specifics);
updates past and current medical, social and family history;
reviews medications and updates medication list at each visit.
Correctly records patient information in the electronic medical
record (EMR). May assist in training of new employees.
Prepares patient charts in EMR for visits by scanning, abstracting,
and reviewing to make certain that all diagnostic test results,
hospital reports and other medical records necessary to help the
physician care for the patient are in the patient's chart. Accesses
and navigates websites or calls outside facilities to obtain
necessary information. May act as Super User for Electronic Medical
Refills medications and pre-authorizes medications including
communicating with the patient, pharmacy, or insurance company as
needed to complete the task. Maintains recording of patient samples
and other medications and disposes expired medications. Prepares
treatment rooms for examination of patients; maintains clean, fully
supplied exam rooms. Orders medical supplies as needed. Completes
patient assistance paperwork/requests as needed.
Obtains pertinent medical information from patients to facilitate
medical decision making per specific office protocol procedures.
Returns calls as needed. Responds to MyChart as needed. Works
in-baskets, daily work flow logs, and work queues in EMR/Practice
Management system. May coordinate/oversee work queues in office.
Answers incoming calls, schedules appointments, checks-in and out
patients, and completes pre-certifications for prescriptions,
procedures, and surgeries as needed.
Operates EKG, cardiac monitors, and other equipment to administer
routine diagnostic tests as needed and other clinical duties such
as phlebotomy and cast removal as assigned.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following
and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal
regulations. Maintains patient confidence and protect operations by
keeping patient care information confidential. Understands and
adheres to the legal responsibilities and requirements with the
medical assistant role. Demonstrates comprehension and support of
quality measures and patient experience.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Associate Degree
and/or Certified/Registered MA preferred. Graduate of a Medical
Assistant program or previous Medical Assisting experience
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 2 to 5 years MA or other relevant experience
preferred; Practice in different care settings (eg. Primary care,
Specialty, EMT, etc.).
REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Excellent computer skills (Microsoft
Outlook, Excel, EMR and scheduling systems) required. Strong verbal
and social skills to facilitate working respectfully with patients,
physicians, visitors, co-workers, and drug reps in person or by
telephone required. Ability and willingness to travel to other
physician offices as requested or needed. Complementary clinical
skills such as phlebotomy, performing EKGs, stiches removal,
splinting, etc. are highly preferred.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified/Registered MA preferred. Must successfully complete
skills orientation. BLS certification required.
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