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Medical Assistant (4) Needham/ Chestnut hill

Job ID: BH334858

Category: Medical Assistant

Specialty: Other

Medical Assistant- Needham/ Chestnut hill

3 months- will extend

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, 40 hours per week

BG check and Immunizations

 

Must Have:

High School diploma or GED required.

0-1 years related work experience required.

Medical assisting experience required through any of the following areas: MA, CNA (or LNA), EMT, PCT certificate, Associates Degree in Medical Assisting. 

Basic familiarity with computers.  Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Phlebotomy Certificate preferred.

 

Description:

Handling both Medical Assistant and Practice Assistant duties

Rooming patients

Taking vitals

Assisting in procedures

Familiarity with CCC scheduling a plus; front desk check-in/out; customer service skills; telephone skills

 

Job Posting :

 

Job Summary: Supports smooth and efficient practice operations. Communicates with patients, other employees and the general public in a courteous, helpful manner by phone and in person. In addition to medical assisting, provides administrative tasks as needed, including but are not limited to greeting, check-in, and scheduling. Assists patients who have physical and psychological limitations with ambulation and patient care functions. Reports to Practice Manager or RN with input from assigned Physicians, Nurses or other health care providers.

 

 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

Performs medical assisting duties which may include, but are not limited to, vital signs, and assisting during biopsies, excisions and other in office procedures. Ensures that all patient care areas are clean, organized, stocked and ready for patient use.  Escorts patients to ancillary service areas such as radiology and lab as needed.

 

Performs appropriate point of care testing, such as lab tests and specimen collection. Implements quality control standards to ensure proper functioning and accuracy of testing equipment. Provides patients with relevant instructions for specific tests and procedures.

 

Monitors, orders and/or maintains medical equipment and supplies, ensuring they are clean, sterilized, stocked and within expiration dates.

 

Performs initial review of medication lists in the electronic medical record for final review by licensed practitioners. May retrieve schedule VI and over the counter medications only, under supervision of licensed providers; is not authorized to perform licensed personnel duties, which include but are not limited to drawing up medications, medication administration or flushing IVs.

 

Uses the electronic medical record system (OMR) to queue prescription renewals for review by a licensed provider. As directed by a clinician, enters/scribes orders for tests, services or appointments in OMR. During the visit, accurately documents tasks, as they are completed, in OMR to ensure proper billing (Facility Worksheet).

 

Schedules related diagnostic and lab tests making every reasonable effort to accommodate patient and provider needs. Verifies patient insurance, including prior authorizations, referrals, and pre-certifications. Explains processes as needed to help patients meet their needs and insurance requirements.

 

Prepares schedules, patient charts and other documents as needed for clinical activities, in accordance with Medical Center standards. Procures and correlates medical correspondence as directed by department.

 

Performs check-in utilizing a computer system, according to standard processes. This includes but is not limited to registration and verification of demographic and fiscal information, collecting copayments, collecting/verifying health care proxy and providing patients with visit questionnaires s.

 

Use computer system to record whether appointment was cancelled or patient did not keep the appointment (visit disposition).

 

Monitors patients and visitors entering, waiting, and leaving the practice. Facilitates timely flow and informs patients and providers of delays in a timely manner. Acts as liaison between patient and practice staff to ensure optimal flow and service delivery. Ensures waiting room materials are organized and stocked as directed by the department. May answer and screen telephone calls.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

High School diploma or GED required.

 

0-1 years related work experience required.

 

Medical assisting experience required through any of the following areas: MA, CNA (or LNA), EMT, PCT certificate, Associates Degree in Medical Assisting. 

 

Basic familiarity with computers.  Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Phlebotomy Certificate preferred.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Boston, Massachusetts