Medical Assistant-Cardiology Specialists

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Position Objective:Medical Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to help provide care to patients, support, providers, and keep office operations running smoothly.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsAble to accurately register andxc2xa0schedule patients, print documents to include the provider’s dailyxc2xa0scheduleEnsures that sufficientxc2xa0inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained inxc2xa0the office and exam rooms.Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards.Demonstrates an understanding ofxc2xa0Quality Assurance/Quality Control standards; completes lab requests, referral and health forms and maintains logs as mandated by state and federal regulatory guidelines, policies and procedures of AAHCE. Administers injections, EKG’s, spirometry, perform phlebotomy, and renders therapeutic treatments (practice specific) as instructed by the physician.Understands how to determinexc2xa0patient eligibility using programs such as Medicaid EVS; can consistentlyxc2xa0identify when a patient is in need of a referral and/or preauthorization.; xc2xa0xc2xa0xc2xa0xc2xa0Answers and screens office calls, greets patients in a professional and timely manner; projects properxc2xa0telephone etiquette; understands when it is acceptable to releasexc2xa0patient’s protected health information.Accurate, complete, and timelyxc2xa0data input within the bounds of record access and in compliance with the processes and procedures governing the electronic health record. Accessingxc2xa0patient record information only as it directly pertains to the performance of work duties.Able to obtain patient vitalxc2xa0signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow,xc2xa0assists providers in medical examinations, and provides other general xc2xa0xc2xa0xc2xa0xc2xa0 assistance to the provider and staff as necessary.Demonstrates the I.C.A.R.E. behaviors toxc2xa0improve the patientxe2x80x99s experiencePerforms other projects andxc2xa0duties as assigned.Educational/Experience Requirements:High School diploma or equivalent. One year of clerical/billing experience in a medical office setting. If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter.Experience operating multi-line phone systems, fax machines, photocopiers, PCs, credit card machines, glucometers, EKG machines and other medical equipment as required by the medical practice.Required License/Certifications:Certified Medical Assistant, or Registered Medical AssistantCurrent American Heart Association Health Carexc2xa0Provider CPR certification is required.Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands xe2x80x93 HeavyHeavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.xc2xa0 This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

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