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Certified Medical Assistant Mt. Pleasant Office

Company: Charleston Oncology
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:Dynamic work environment, weekends off, no shift work, and 10 paid holidays.The Medical Assistant (MA) is a non-exempt hourly paid position that performs clinical and administrative responsibilities under the direct supervision of the MA Supervisor; the position provides daily support to the doctors, PA's, NP's; responsibilities and duties may vary from office to office depending on location and provider assigned; administrative responsibilities may include utilizing the system applications, answering telephones, scheduling new patients and follow-up appointments, arrange hospital admissions and laboratory services, etc.; clinical responsibilities include assisting providers; triaging patients, preparing and stocking exam rooms, scanning medical records, etc.; performs other administrative or clinical responsibilities as directed by the doctors or MA Supervisor.

  • Demonstrates respect for all differences in race, gender, ethnic background, sexual orientation, disabilities, age, religion, etc.; demonstrates knowledge of position functions when providing compassionate patient care; continuously shares knowledge with staff to encourage growth; acts in an honest and trustworthy manner based on personal accountability and moral and ethical convictions to do the right thing.
  • Reports to work and ready to begin providing patient care at 8:30 AM every morning; follows practice call-out procedures; provides at least 30 days' notice for scheduled vacation or other time away from the practice; has less than 5 tardiness's in a rating period; establishes relationships to build trust; respects and demonstrates effective teamwork and care with staff; takes responsibility for his own actions.
  • Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly between internal areas and the patient; thinks carefully about the likely effect on others of one's words, actions, appearance, and behaviors; maintains emotional control when faced with opposition, pressure, hostility, and stressful conditions from others.
  • Employee must be to work on time every day and on site in order to perform the responsibilities of this position; performs administrative responsibilities such as greeting patients, instructs patients regarding medications as directed by providers, prior authorizes oral medications and other prescription refills as directed by the provider, updates patient medical records, files, accurately codes and completes insurance forms, schedules new patient and follow up appointments, arranges hospital admissions and laboratory services, responds to correspondence from outside facilities, answers telephones and returns all calls in a fast, accurate and timely manner.
  • Other administrative responsibilities include daily and accurate use of all system applications; performs clinical responsibilities such as assisting providers with all tasks to ensure the patient receives fast and sensitive care; triages patients for exams, records medical history; prepares and stocks all exam rooms.
  • Assists in the laboratory and other clinical areas during staff shortages; assists providers during exams, obtains vital signs, may draw blood, performs E.K. G's, removes sutures and changes dressings.
  • Transports patients to their vehicles or to the hospital when instructed by the providers; consents patients for chronic conditions and scans in medical records within 48 to 72 hours of appointments.
  • Disposes contaminated supplies and sterilizes medical instruments; calls in prescriptions to pharmacy, and educates patients by providing medication, diet information and other instructions; answers all patient questions or refers questions to provider.
  • Ensures a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, enforcing, and complying with all standards, procedures, and legal regulations; ensures patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential; complies with HIPAA and OSHA requirements, adheres to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state and local regulations.
  • Increases job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reads job specific professional publications; participates in professional organizations, personal networks and explores new opportunities that may add value to the MA position and practice.
  • Performs other essential functions as directed. Qualifications:Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate degree from an Allied Health Science program or graduate of a formal medical assisting program preferred.
  • CMA preferred or in process of receiving CMAExperience:
    • Prefer 1 to 2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant in an Oncology PracticeSkills:
      • Ability to be on time to work every day and to perform the responsibilities of this position.
      • Work in a fast-paced environment, caring and sensitive attitude toward patients, providers and co-workers.
      • Critical thinking ability, good interpersonal, speaking and active listening skills.
      • Detail oriented and ability to multitask, ability to draw blood and take vitals and ability to operate basic office equipment, such as a computer, copier, fax, EKG, etc.Powered by JazzHR26rdiEoXYO

Keywords: Charleston Oncology, Charleston , Certified Medical Assistant Mt. Pleasant Office, Healthcare , North Charleston, South Carolina

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