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Gastroenterology medical office is looking for an experienced medical assistant.
Responsible for assisting providers with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services. Conveys a positive image of the clinic. Able to think and act independently on assigned tasks.
- Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned, which may include:
Checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting providers/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
- Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include:
Sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing the charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately. Electronically send prescriptions in the EHR (Electronic Health Record) to pharmacies.
- Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned, which may include:
Setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to the scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms;
- Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned, which may include:
Respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisors quickly. Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies, and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements and HIPAA.