15 days old
2018-02-092018-03-11

Certified Medical Assistant

Allies for health and wellbeing
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position overview

The Medical Assistant will provide clinical support, assist with operational tasks, and foster patient relationships.

The creation of a medical clinic is a significant step towards the adoption of an integrated health strategy for ALLIES clients, patients, and families. As such, the Medical Assistant will work closely with the Medical Director and other providers to establish standards of patient service, forge ongoing relationships with those to whom care is provided, ensure that regulatory guidelines are being followed, and be an advocate for ALLIES’ mission. Daily supervision will be given by the Medical Director and/or Medical Provider. The Medical Assistant will work collaboratively with other clinic and agency staff, and a multitude of agencies.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records in Electronic Heath Record (EHR) system
  • Administer medications to patients as ordered and monitor patients for reactions or side effects  
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions
  • Prepare rooms, sterilize instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained
  • Perform specified laboratory tests and blood draws
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments
  • Receive and route messages, documents, and results
  • Transmit correspondence or medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax
  • Instruct patients to complete documents, case histories, or forms, such as intake or insurance forms
  • Schedule tests or procedures for patients, such as lab work or x-rays, based on practitioner orders
    • Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources
    • Provide feedback to improve clinic services
    • Assist ALLIES administrative staff
    • Improve professional knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations and best practices; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Medical Assistant should have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • A minimum of 2 years working in a primary care or clinic setting providing clinical support
  • Working with a diverse customer demographic
  • Establishing standards for excellence in patient service
  • Building relationships
  • Utilizing an electronic health record system for patient demographics and scheduling
  • Balancing and prioritizing responsibilities
  • Safety protocols associated with working in a primary care setting
  • Contributing to an organization’s growth and/or initiative involving significant change
  • Adept in Microsoft Office software

 Certification as a Medical Assistant or equivalent experience is required.

Categories

  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Healthcare
  • Quality Assurance / Safety
  • Transportation / Warehouse

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