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Medical Assistant

Company: Summit Medical Group
Location: Florham Park
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Requirements

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

High School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work or Vocational / Technical School / Diploma, required. Associate Degree's preferred.

0-1 year related work experience, required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred.

Medical Assistant certification, required

Basic Life Support (BLS) or within 30 days of hire, required

Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, required

Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, required

Basic proficiency in computer use, required

Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed, required

Description

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.

Essential Job functions:

Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.

Maintains efficient patient flow.

Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.

Communicates provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.

Answers the telephone in an appropriate manner. Directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.

Schedules appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines.

Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies.

Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.

Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.

Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.

Understands and performs within scope of practice.

Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.

Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures.

Accurately documents allergies in EHR.

Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.

Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.

Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.

Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.

Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment, troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly

Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital

Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.

All other duties as assigned

Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.

Provide scribing services.

Keywords: Summit Medical Group, New York , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Florham Park, New York

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