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Medical Asst

Company: Roper St. Francis Health Care
Location: Ladson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: Provide patient care in outpatient physician practice under the direction of the practicing MD, APP or RN.# Responsible for staging patients in preparation to see providers.# Update all patient medications in the medication history at each visit.# Perform patient related tasks as directed by practice providers.# Facilitate the timely communication of clinical advice to patients electronically or by phone as directed by practice providers.# Ensure all needed medical records are available to care teams and providers prior to patient#s office visit.# Coordinate with other team members to provide exceptional patient service.## Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice.# The Medical Assistant should be proficient with HPP (the practice management software) and eClinical Works (the EHR). # Minimum Qualifications: # Education:# High school diploma or equivalent.# # Experience:# Successful completion of accredited Medical Assistant training program required for external applicants and internal applicants not currently in this same job title.# One-year office experience/experience in a physician practice environment or other similar heath care setting preferred. # Licensure/Certification: Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card. # Teammates newly hired into this position will have 6 months from the date of hire to complete their CMA certification; they will then transition in to the Certified Medical Assistant job title.# Teammates in this role prior to 4/20/15 and Teammates on-boarded through an acquired Physician Practice are not required to complete this certification within 6 months. # Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A # Knowledge/Skills:# Strong patient-centered focus.# Effective verbal and written communication skills.# Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public. Ability to organize and manage competing priorities.# Ability to problem solve and show good judgment.# Record vital signs on all patients at every visit according to practice protocols.# Phlebotomy skills preferred.# Basic skill with computer keyboard, data entry functions and various software programs, e.g, Word and Internet applications.# # Other:# Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently. # Contacts:# Daily interaction with employers, human resources and safety professionals. # #Job Summary:

Provide patient care in outpatient physician practice under the direction of the practicing MD, APP or RN. Responsible for staging patients in preparation to see providers. Update all patient medications in the medication history at each visit. Perform patient related tasks as directed by practice providers. Facilitate the timely communication of clinical advice to patients electronically or by phone as directed by practice providers. Ensure all needed medical records are available to care teams and providers prior to patient's office visit. Coordinate with other team members to provide exceptional patient service. Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice. The Medical Assistant should be proficient with HPP (the practice management software) and eClinical Works (the EHR).

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Successful completion of accredited Medical Assistant training program required for external applicants and internal applicants not currently in this same job title. One-year office experience/experience in a physician practice environment or other similar heath care setting preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.

Teammates newly hired into this position will have 6 months from the date of hire to complete their CMA certification; they will then transition in to the Certified Medical Assistant job title. Teammates in this role prior to 4/20/15 and Teammates on-boarded through an acquired Physician Practice are not required to complete this certification within 6 months.

Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A

Knowledge/Skills: Strong patient-centered focus. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public. Ability to organize and manage competing priorities. Ability to problem solve and show good judgment. Record vital signs on all patients at every visit according to practice protocols. Phlebotomy skills preferred. Basic skill with computer keyboard, data entry functions and various software programs, e.g, Word and Internet applications.

Other: Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently.

Contacts: Daily interaction with employers, human resources and safety professionals.

Keywords: Roper St. Francis Health Care, Charleston , Medical Asst, Other , Ladson, South Carolina

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