Job #269769
Medical Assistant 18698313


Duties: Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks: - Assures that the delivery of patient care is consistent with the philosophy of Beth Israel Medical Group - Performs EKGs as ordered by the physician - Performs lab testing as ordered by the physician - Performs PFT as ordered by the physician - Performs audiometry as ordered by the physician - Admits patient to the exam room and takes vital signs, medical history, medication history and allergy history. Height and weight as indicated - Performs quality controls - Adheres to laboratory procedures as required by CLIA regulations - Ensures that the patient referrals are completed and forwarded appropriately - Documents appropriately any treatment - Documents any telephone contact with the patient - Documents in the lab accession log and outside medical testing log as per established procedure - Documents completed daily checks, i.e.: oxygen, emergency box, etc. as assigned - Adheres to universal precautions and OSHA Regulations - Maintains examination rooms and medical areas in a clean and orderly fashion - Stocks examination room with supplies - Checks supplies from vendors against packing slips as assigned - Puts supplies away as assigned - Maintains professionalism at all times - Ensures that patients and visitors are greeted promptly and courteously - Registers and transacts patients promptly and accurately using current computer system - Updates pertinent patient information, including medical insurance coverage and eligibility  Ensures that all patients’ names appear on daily ledger sheets - Schedules patient appointments - Retrieves and files medical reports/lab results - Maintains the patient waiting room and front desk area - Processes HMO referrals as requested by Physician, Practice Management, and patients -Communicates to Physician all patient emergencies - Answers telephones with name and Beth Israel Medical Group office location - Takes messages to ensure follow-up on all calls - Files and maintains file units - Balances ledger sheets and accounts for all monies received - Has accountability for all aspects of the cash box and the contents within. Notifies Office Administrator or Reimbursement/Front Office Coordinator when change is neededCommunication/Relationships - Demonstrates a professional, courteous and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, staff, families and significant others. - Displays courtesy, tact and patience with all members of the hospital staff and extended community - Ensures that all patients and visitors receive personalized prompt attention and are treated with receptiveness, dignity and respect - Provides instructions to the patient upon discharge as per instructed by the physicians and signs the superbill as per discharge procedure - Notifies patients of test results via telephone following review and instruction by the physician. Documents sam
Skills: able to adapt to a growing and changing environment  EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED or DESIRED Certification as a Medical Assistant or two (2) years relevant work experience preferred. Excellent phone manners, flexibility, knowledge of computer data entry and excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to handle diversified responsibility in fast-paced environment.
Education: High school diploma or general education diploma (GED).LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREDHigh School Diploma/GED.BLS certification.Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or two years of experience working as a medical assistant
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