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Medical Assistant - Woodstown

General Description
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
This position is responsible for assisting physicians in the examination and treatment of patients. To deliver quality patient care and to perform other clinical and clerical duties within the practice.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient vitals.
Performs point of care testing, injections, medication administration and EKGs as per practice needs.
Assist clinician with examinations/procedures
Prepares exam/treatment rooms with necessary supplies and equipment
Completes necessary patient-specific paperwork as per practice needs
Ensures EMR is up-to-date with all pertinent test results in preparation for next visit
Handles patient call backs relaying information per the direction of provider
As per state guidelines, performs sterilization of medical equipment per practice needs
Handles prior authorizations, referrals, and medical refills based on practice needs
Schedules tests, procedures and surgeries as per practice needs.
Performs quality control on all POCT (point of care testing) equipment.
Perform clerical duties as assigned by supervisor
Performs other related duties as required
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Daily contact with patients, physicians, and other members of the medical and front office staff. Also interacts with outside medical offices, diagnostic centers, and other companies/organizations based on the needs of the patients.
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
None
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Sr. Medical Assistant (when applicable)/Supervisor
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Graduate or Equivalent
A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or
Hold current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, is preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge to take and record vital signs
Ability to assist providers with examinations and procedures
Knowledge of medical terminology
Knowledge of managed care insurance
Knowledge of current ICD and CPT coding requirements
Knowledge of referral process
Ability to administer medications to all age groups
Ability to organize and complete various tasks simultaneously
Ability to apply good oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of computer software
Knowledge of physician office systems and practices
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medical Assistant certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) required if working in state of New Jersey.
About Us
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at (302)327-5555 or (866)849-8598.
Our Employee Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to assist you in person with our application process.


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