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Medical Assistant

Company: Sarah Trahan, NMD
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Medical AssistantDepartment: Patient ServicesFLSA Status: Non-ExemptFull/Part-Time: Full TimeEffective Date: June 21, 2022Job Description/Summary The Medical Assistantsupports physicians by contributing to a warm, welcome, and healing environment, for patients treated within our facility. Certification is preferred but will accept years of experience in lieu of that. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and recording the chief complaint, documents pain scores as appropriate in eCLinicalWorks (eCW), and promptly alerting the provider about any alarming vitals, signs or symptoms.
  • Assists providers with exams and in-office procedures: taking patient's blood pressure, documenting respiration, and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as performing phlebotomies. Always uses universal blood and body fluid precautions and personal protective equipment as needed. Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through the clinical process.
  • Is responsible for prior authorizations, prescriptions, insurance eligibility, referrals for imaging, specialists, and physical therapy as needed, and scheduling of patients. Alerts the provider in a timely manner about any abnormal labs/imaging that is faxed in and or received through eCW portal. Acts as a resource to providers to provide optimal patient care.
  • Provides administrative support with patient notifications and documentation including but not limited to medical records, labs, imaging, and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient encounter.
  • Maintains a clean, organized environment including cleaning and sanitization of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfects equipment and instruments using appropriate products following manufacturer's recommendations and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs.
  • Assists with supply inventory and stocks patient care areas. Assists with supply and medication ordering and tasks related to all supplies and medications (e.g. expired medications/supplies and recalls). Supervises weekly crash cart inventory and alerts the manager when we are low on needed supplies or when supplies are expiring.
  • Develops and maintains effective communication with all customers. Demonstrates customer service proficiency with a smile.
  • Fills in as needed to support the clinic's front and back office and is dedicated to a well-rounded patient care approach
  • Collects payment from patients and issues receipts when required.
  • This position will complete all necessary onboarding mandatories, as assigned. Experience:Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, pre and prior authorizations, EMR and scheduling software experience preferred. Education:
    • Minimum Education/Certifications
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Active Medical Assistant Certification (Or any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities)
      • Approved CPR or BLS certification is required within 90 days Working Environment Medical Office/Medical treatment center environmentRequires strong computer skills. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion. Background/Screening All employees undergo a background and drug screen prior to hire. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of all screens required of this position. As we are a medical institution, we require copies of immunization records and/or may require titers or proof of recent inoculations if adequate information is not provided. This facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.This is a Smoke-Free campus. Page 1 of 2

Keywords: Sarah Trahan, NMD, Tempe , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Tempe, Arizona

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