The medical assistant is responsible for the care and treatment of clients in a medical office as directed by a physician. They work under the supervision of the provider, to ensure that quality care is provided to adult and pediatric patients.
Graduate from an accredited school of medical assisting
Knowledge of new trends and techniques in medical assisting
Current BLS certification
Current New Hampshire certification as a Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant preferred
Previous experience preferred
Essential Functions of the Job
Required skills and competencies. Has competency checklist been completed with all competencies met (i.e. job skills / knowledge, equipment knowledge)?
Maintains confidential records of vital statistics and other pertinent data in the electronic medical record.
Notifies clients of diagnostic test results in a timely manner as instructed by the provider.
Ensures patients receive timely follow up care as requested by the provider.
Sets patient recalls and alerts in the electronic medical record per established protocols.
Communicates effectively with staff, patients and families.
Employs established safety and infection control principles.
Works effectively as a member of a team which may include responsibility for scheduling, sending recall notices, and prescription refills per provider orders.
Meets standards, skills and competencies of Weeks Medical Center Office.
Performs phlebotomy and EKG's at the request of a provider.
Rooms patients in a timely manner, recording vital signs, weight, BMI, chief complaint, etc. in the electronic medical record for the providers review.
Utilizes principles of teaching/learning to ensure client understanding of health per provider instructions.
Coordinates care within the office team, interacts in a professional manner, communicates directly, and understands scope of practice for self and others.
Is cross-trained to work in multiple practices and specialties.
Effectively assist with one or more provider practices.
Schedules routine and acute appointments to maximize provider time.
Sends patient recall notices and other correspondence.
Runs reports as needed from the electronic medical record.
Provides patients with patient educational materials at the request of a provider.
Ensures that all supplies and services are appropriately charged.
Responds to patient telephone inquires at the direction of the provider.
Is trained to cover additional duties related to the electronic medical record such as the fax inbox, prescription line etc.
Upon successful completion of training is utilized as a trainer for new employees.
Being present and prepared to begin work at assigned time each day is an essential function to this position.
Assumes other duties as assigned.
Job Code: 62466207
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