Medical Assistant

Aledade

Aledade

nottingham, md, usa
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Location: Tony Varghese MD P.A
Position: Medical Assistant
We are seeking a medical assistant to help physician, and other staff with clinical and administrative tasks. Clinical tasks may include taking patient medical histories, preparing and cleaning examination rooms, recording patient vital signs, and sterilizing equipment. Administrative responsibilities may include scheduling appointments, answering phone calls, calling in prescription refills, and contacting insurance companies. An ideal candidate would have at least one year of medical assisting or other healthcare experience, an understanding of medical terminology and medical coding/billing and is proficient with a computer. A medical assistant certification is preferred but not required.
Work Hours
Include what type of working hours you expect from your new job candidates, such as:
• Full time
Salary/Rate: 20/hr [Negotiable]
Benefits:
• Health insurance [ Negotiable]
• Paid time off (PTO)
• Medical leave

Responsibilities:

  • Medical assisting responsibilities might include:
  • Helps new patients schedule appointments and makes sure that follow up appointments are made in a timely manner.
  • Greets everyone at the front door, helping each patient feel comfortable in the office.
  • Collects detailed health history reports for each patient.
  • Measures and records vital signs including heart rate, blood pressure, and temperature.
  • Assists with bedside procedures such as simple skin biopsies and stitches.
  • Cleans and sanitizes rooms between patient visits.
  • Draws blood samples safely and sends them to the laboratory without contamination.
  • Helps patients feel safe and comfortable during invasive procedures such as pelvic and prostate examinations.
  • Cleans and sterilizes medical equipment.
  • Gives some medications including routine vaccinations.
  • Basic bedside tasks such as removing stitches and applying bandages.
  • Ensuring procedures and visits are coded correctly for reimbursement.
  • Handling patient billing and payment issues.
  • Taking inventory of supplies and reordering when necessary.
  • Keeping the office area tidy and organized.
  • Helping patients with prescription refill requests.
  • Prioritizing phone calls with questions for the physician.
  • Helping the office stay on schedule.

Education & Other Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • Medical assisting certification(s) [Preferred, but not required]
  • Phlebotomy certification [Preferred, but not required]
  • CPR certification [Preferred, but not required]
  • EKG certification [Preferred, but not required]
  • Medical billing and coding experience [Preferred, but not required]
  • 1+ years of experience as a medical assistant [Preferred, but not required]
  • 1+ years of experience in the medical field [Preferred, but not required]

Skills:

  • Good computer skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Friendly with great customer service
  • Ability to give compassionate care to all types of people
  • Strength to help patients with mobility issues
  • Stamina for long hours on their feet
  • Manual dexterity for bedside procedures
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized with good time management skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Knows basic first aid