General Summary/Overview:Full time Lead Medical Assistant who is a collaborative, team player with a passion for excellence and experience in providing quality care! Experience with EPIC a plus!

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Assists Office Manager

  • Staff Scheduling
  • Covers for staff
  • Covers for Office Manager
  • Daily Deposits
  • Meeting Notes
  • Patient Complaints
  • Trains new staff
  • Coordinates pre-visit preparations including addressing the special needs of patients (ie comfort measures, communication, and other appropriate issues) and ensuring relevant labs and tests are scheduled and completed prior to office visit.
  • ┬áTakes patient history, measures vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height, and records information on patient charts.
  • Prepares treatment rooms with appropriate instruments and materials for examination of patients.
  • Assists physicians with minor diagnostic procedures and treatments and by handing instruments and materials to doctor as directed.
  • Cleans and restocks exam room.
  • Completes inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
  • Maintains the strictest confidentiality of any and all patient records, including but not limited to treatment, diagnosis, history, medication, and financial status.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests such as urine collection, EKGs (electrocardiograms), phlebotomy, and injections.
  • Performs other tasks such as scheduling and completing forms.
  • Enters data into the computer to maintain office and patient records.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required.
  • Performs all other duties and tasks requested to ensure the efficient overall performance of the practice.

Qualifications Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 1 year of experience working in a medical practice preferred.
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program or certification as a Medical Assistant through a national accredited certifying body.

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of physician policies and procedure including general knowledge of billing, insurance coding, and medical terminology.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents including patient charts and insurance forms.
  • Must be able to make fast educated decisions in emergency situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally, both over the phone and in-person, as well as in writing.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment: OSHA standards and exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
  • Strong computer and typing skills, with previous electronic scheduling and electronic medical record system preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize work, follow through, brainstorm and collaborate to meet changing practice needs.

Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion, including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires frequent standing and walking. Requires occasional lifting. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Job Type: Full-time

 

If you want to apply for this position, you may also email agoulet@pchi.partners.org