Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Enter orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) system or prepare prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician.
-Maintain logging system as required for tracking test results.
-Assist in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).
-Schedule surgeries/procedures or work in conjunction with Surgical Coordinator verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
-Medical Assistant duties such as performing venipuncture and/or EKGs, checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring and dressing, as well as collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.
-Assist physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information.
-Help direct patient flow during practice hours.
Education Requirements Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED plus two years of related experience.
-Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program if performing clinical duties.
Licensing and Certification Requirements
-Certified Medical Assistant
General Skills and Competencies
-Effective interpersonal and communications skills required
-Excellent telephone etiquette
-Proficient in medical terminology and HIPAA guidelines
-Knowledge of electronic medical record and/or billing systems preferred
-Must be able to adapt to a growing and changing environment