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Medical Assistant - Gastroenterology (Full Time, Day Shift)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128
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Job Summary

Assists in examinations and treatment of patient's care under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Supports patient care management by performing various administrative functions.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program (OR) Prior Medical Assistant experience in a physician practice and Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required within 90 days of hire
  • CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School education or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer and math skills.
  • Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • 2-4 years physician office experience preferred.
  • 2-4 years of coordinating clinical care for patients preferred.

Job Specific Duties

  • Answers telephones, routes calls, takes, and relays accurate phone messages.
  • If applicable, prepares and administers medications/immunizations to patients as directed by provider.
  • Communicates all significant changes in patient conditions or behavior to clinicians and physicians.
  • Ensures all medical record/patient charts contains necessary documentation for medical appointments. Completes charting, collects, and distributes medical record documents related to patient.
  • Gathers data for general information, special reports, contacting other employees, departments, agencies, and individuals for additional material. May prepare reports for provider approval.
  • Maintains/prepares billing charge and reconciliation, assist in completing claims forms, and answers patient questions in reference to payment status.
  • Runs reports for credit cards, super bills, and etc. Prepares final bookkeeping of assigned cash drawer and prepares and makes timely deposits.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms.
  • Operates and maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. Ensures medical supplies and inventory are maintained.
  • Performs and documents vital signs and measurements. Provides and documents patient and family education.
  • Assists physician with simple procedures and patient transport. Collects specimens and distributes to laboratory for results.
  • Prepares for patient visits by preparing /pulling charts, printing super bills, and informing physician and other clinical staff of changes in schedule.
  • Schedules appointments, diagnostic, therapeutic, verifies medical appointments, obtains and/or verify authorizations.
  • Processes medical documentation for office visit and follow-up with patient when required.
  • Serves as receptionist, conducts patient check-in, registration, collects fee for service/co-payments, and verifies referrals, insurance data, patients address & other pertinent information.
  • Tracks all samples per policy before providing to patients to ensure proper coordination with physician orders or requests.
  • Enters electronic order for lab, x-ray and medication/prescriptions for provider review and approval in electronic medical record.
  • Process refills as directed by provider and written protocols.

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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