MA

Departments

  • Specialty Clinics

Work Hours

  • PRN

Categories

  • Patient Direct Care

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant assists and administers care for sub-acute and acute patients under the direction of attending physician(s) and/or RN/LPN nurse(s) in a clinic-environment. This includes but is not limited to performing routine lab tests, obtaining vital statistics of patients
and other procedures deemed necessary by the attending physician(s).

Qualifications

  • Education:
    • Completion of state-approved course of study for Medical assistant training
    • Current licensure for medical assistant required
  • Training and Experience:
    • One (1) year experience as a Medical Assistant
    • Basic Computer Skills
    • Medical Office experience preferred

Essential Functions

  • Prepares patient for physical exam.
  • Assist medical provider with treatments and procedures.
  • Explains treatment and procedure to patient and ensures understanding.
  • Obtains consent to treat for invasive procedures.
  • Able to perform routine CLIA waived tests and demonstrates phlebotomy skills.
  • Obtain specimen with appropriate labeling and uses approved policy and procedure for handling specimens and transport.
  • Knowledgeable in frequently used medications and side effects.
  • Notifies and explains results to patients under medical provider direction.
  • Maintains samples log book for medications dispensed to patients.
  • Maintains appropriate labeling instructions to patients receiving sample medications.
  • Charts accurately and legibly/charts all information, referrals, Rx called, Physician orders; dates and initials.
  • Has knowledge base to conduct patient education and knowledge to obtain appropriate material.
  • Screens incoming calls and inquiries from patients and handles appropriately.
  • Schedules appointments on the computer scheduler.
  • Verifies and/or enters patient demographics including insurance at each visit: Bi-annually completes a new demo sheet and gets copies of insurance cards.
  • Collects co-pays, cash draw is balanced and monies sent to cashier office as directed by Office Coordinator.
  • Assists with entering daily charges, inpatient and nursing home charges. Balances to computer system. Follows up with HIM as directed.

Status

  • Days vary
  • shifts vary