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Medical Assistant - Certified

Seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Greets and triages patients, measures vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature blood pressure (MD specific), records weight and height and enters data into patients' charts in Electronic Medical Records.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients such as gowns, computer set-up of patient record and cleans workspace before and after patient care.
Maintains exam rooms fully stocked and organized.
Sterilization and maintenance of instruments in the workspace as needed.
Specimen collection, patient verification and proper handling procedures.
Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), holter monitor, spirometry, pulse oximeter and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests or calls medical facility or department to facilitate appointment process for patients.
Schedules appointments, generates requests for outside testing, and prescriptions when required, performs secretarial tasks and data entry to maintain office and patients records.
Responsible for patient inquiries through patient portal; collects and organizes patient forms such as Pre-op clearance and miscellaneous forms.
Handles and documents high volumes of messages including following up on messages daily under the instruction of the physician.
Knowledge of medical insurance plans and guidelines for various tests. Assists in enforcing office policies regarding procedures and waivers.
Standing Orders for Urinary Testing Only ? Urine Culture collection. All other testing must have physician approval.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
This position requires the successful completion of an accredited medical assisting program making candidate a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or MA Certification eligible. Registered Medical Assistant a plus.
COMPUTER SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Electronic Medical Records - EPIC a plus, the Internet; Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word software.
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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