Medical Assistant



Chico, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
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.

Clinical Duties:

  • 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.

Administrative Duties:

  • 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.

Team Collaboration:

  • 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.
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.