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Medical Assistant - Mercy Health Physicians Cincinnati - West Pulmonary and Sleep in Cincinnati, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

As a medical assistant at Mercy Health, you’ll support our doctors. You’ll also interview patients for medical history, health concerns, vital signs and more.

You’ll also need to:

•         Answer and route patient phone calls.

•         Call or fax prescriptions to pharmacies.

•         Pre-authorize prescriptions, perform outpatient testing and record results.

•         Call other departments, doctors and agencies.

•         Schedule appointments and help complete forms and insurance verification.

•         Enter patient data.  

•         Follow the proper procedures, policies and standards.

•         Schedule tests.

•         Care for patients in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner.

•         Strive for the best patient outcomes.

•         Recognize and report potential safety issues.

•         Maintain confidentiality and be a patient advocate.

•         Keep the environment clean, neat and safe.

•         Wear other hats, as needed.

Qualifications - Minimum

Job Requirements

We’re looking for kind, reliable and dedicated medical assistants — the type of professional who always puts the patient first. Things move quickly around here, so your hats should also include multi-tasking, organization and flexibility. You’ll need good communication skills, too — so you can help patients be their healthy best.

Specifically, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or GED required (candidate must provide verification)
  • Medical Assistant Qualifications:
  • 2 year Associates Degree/Diploma in Medical Assisting, or
  • One of the following-
    • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA or NHA); or
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), or
  • Must have at least 3 years of direct medical assisting experience in a physician practice or ambulatory setting within the last 5 years. 
  • Computer Skills, Verbal and written communication skills, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience.

Must become Certified or Registered within a certain time from date of hire by one of the following programs-

  • American Medical Technologists – Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants – Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Or Assessment-Bases Recognition in Order Entry (ABR-OE)
  • National Healthcareer Association – Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA)
  • National Association for Health Professionals – Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)

Shift and Job Schedule

Weekly Hours: 40

Weekly Shift: 8:00am-5:00pm

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Benefit Summary

 We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b)
  • Plenty of paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And a lot more

Other Information

People Answers Assessment:

You will be sent a separate email to take the PeopleAnswers assessment as part of the application process. Please allow 45 minutes to take the assessment. The assessment is a required part of the application process.