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Medical Assistant Mercy Health Navarre Family Practice in Oregon, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oregon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018

Job Description

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the physician, assists with the processing of patients in an ambulatory/office setting including diagnostic procedures. Responsible for general clinical and clerical duties associated with direct and indirect patient care. Reports to the Office Manager, supervisor, physician, and/or R.N. Provides care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Functions:

Directs patients to patient care areas and obtains chief complaint and/or reason for visit, vital signs, heights and weight. Maintains patient flow in clinical areas.

Performs diagnostic testing (EKG, PFT, minor lab) as ordered. May perform venipuncture. Maintains appropriate records including documentation, review of chart for current information, patient notes, dictation, etc.

Assists physician with procedures, treatments, minor surgeries and exams as needed. Provides some basic procedures under the direction of the physician, mid-level provider, or RN. Performs some basic triage functions with referral to appropriate medical professional.

May be required to float based on staffing needs.

Perform functions of patient services coordinator such as obtaining and verifying patient demographic information, enter data into the computer, obtaining co-pays and entering billing charges into the computer.

Maintains inventory and stocks exam rooms. Maintains patient care equipment in good working order to ensure quality control procedures and in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

Assists in ensuring compliance with the state, federal and other regulatory agencies.

Administers medications and documents.

Reviews daily schedule to prepare charts for daily appointments. Follows up on missed appointments.

Qualifications - Minimum

Education:

Required Minimum Education:

Vocational/Technical Degree

Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting

Preferred Education:

2 year Associates Degree

Specialty/Major: Medical Assisting

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program. Current certification or licensure required. If not currently certified/registered must obtain within 90 days of employment. Must possess current CPR certification with the American Heart Association.

Preferred:

Must possess ability to adjust to varying work levels in order to complete multiple tasks based on department’s daily needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Year’s Experience:

Two years of previous experience in a physician’s office or ambulatory care setting preferred.

Working knowledge of Microsoft office or equivalent.

Hours

Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm

Hours will vary depending on provider schedule/ needs of office.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time

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