Chico, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023
Location: Alonso David G Medical Group
Position: Medical Assistant
Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Medical Assistant to join our primary care office. As a Medical Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring efficient and effective patient care. You will work alongside our healthcare team to provide clinical and administrative support, creating a positive and welcoming environment for our patients.
- Assist healthcare providers in the examination and treatment of patients.
- Prepare patients for examinations by taking vital signs, documenting medical history, and updating patient information in electronic health records (EHR).
- Perform basic medical procedures such as administering injections, taking blood samples, and collecting specimens for laboratory testing.
- Perform routine tests and procedures, such as EKGs, spirometry, and vision screenings.
- Assist with minor surgical procedures, ensuring proper sterilization and handling of instruments.
- Educate patients on medication administration, diet, and other healthcare instructions.
- Maintain and stock examination rooms with necessary supplies and equipment.
- Greet patients and ensure a friendly and professional atmosphere in the waiting area.
- Schedule appointments, update patient information, and verify insurance coverage.
- Answer phone calls, respond to inquiries, and direct messages to appropriate staff members.
- Manage medical records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
- Assist in billing and coding processes, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
- Coordinate referrals to specialists, diagnostic facilities, and other healthcare providers.
- Assist in maintaining office cleanliness and organization.
- Collaborate with healthcare providers, nurses, and other medical assistants to ensure smooth workflow and patient satisfaction.
- Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and quality improvement initiatives.
- Communicate effectively with patients, addressing their concerns and ensuring their understanding of instructions.
- High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a Medical Assistant program preferred.
- Current certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) is highly desirable.
- Previous experience in a primary care setting or similar healthcare environment is advantageous.
- Familiarity with medical terminology, procedures, and diagnostic tests.
- Proficiency in using electronic health records (EHR) and other healthcare software.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a compassionate and patient-centered approach.
- Ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in documentation and record-keeping.
- Understanding of medical ethics and regulatory standards.
Note: This job description is intended to outline the general responsibilities and qualifications for the Medical Assistant role in a primary care office. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change based on the needs of the healthcare facility.
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.