Cosmetic Surgery Medical Assistant - 9/12/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Busy Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Practice hiring a polished and professional Nationally Certified Medical Assistant
Perform all clerical duties required to complete patient Check-in/Check-out, administer and coordinate the HMO referral and service authorization process, and other clinic front desk activities. Perform technical duties, tests and related patient testing and care. Required features include having CPR certification, completion of a medical assistant training program and knowledge and experience working in a clinical setting for at least two years within the past three years. Schedule hours 8:30am-5:30pm.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare the necessary information (i.e. lab and procedural results), equipment and supplies for exam.
Assists physicians with procedure set-ups, patient procedures and examinations.
Perform patient care, including vital signs, weights, rooming, assisting with procedures, medication administration (vaccinations) and injections and other necessary tests.
Administer medication following approved procedures and only after checking medication and dose with a licensed person.
Process requests for prescription refills according to established practice.
Perform waived testing (urine dipstick, urine pregnancy test, blood glucose testing), perform EKGs, administer immunizations.
Collect and sends specimens to appropriate labs for testing per protocol.
Assist the physician with maintaining preventive health measures for a panel of patients.
Promptly and accurately reports and refers patient?s concerns and symptoms, reactions, changes (appropriate to age) to licensed clinic personnel.
Schedule, edit and maintain patient physician appointments for new and returning patients, using the scheduling system.
Schedule radiology appointments.
Maintain clean and orderly exam rooms, hallways and work areas.
Effectively responds to inquiries from patients, their relatives and/or referring physicians on services and provides accurate information in a timely fashion.
Provide information, referrals and customer service
Acts as a patient advocate, coordinator and liaison for Stanford Health Care in dealing with the community.
Acts as non-clinical liaison/concierge/navigator for the referred patients in any way the patient needs before, during or after an encounter with a Stanford medical facility.
Inform patient?s authorization and collects payment for new and returning patients, using the scheduling system.
Collect patient demographic and insurance data and enters into systems as well as assigns medical record numbers
Assure appropriate verifications and authorizations are complete before patient sees provider
Coordinate with SHC Special Patient Services
Education : REQUIRED High School Diploma or GED equivalent and Nationally Certified Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma from an accredited school/institution.
Experience : REQUIRED minimum 2 years? experience as a Medical Assistant working both front and back office in a Clinic setting, within the past three years.
License/Certification: Current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma (or equivalent documented training).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.