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Taking Action Getting a Job: Medical Assistant

Taking Action Getting a Job: Medical Assistant
Posted at 11:26 PM, Jun 12, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-12 23:26:06-04

Job Number: 279325

Job Description: Medical Assistant

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Previous medical office experience performing relevant functions in a doctor’s office preferred. Must have some working knowledge of computers. Customer service-oriented individual is required.

General Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include (Specific Duties May Vary By Department):

Answer incoming telephone calls that pertain to dermatology and facilitate patient needs as appropriate.

Also responsible for taking messages in the electronic health record, paging doctors when appropriate and answering inquiries.

Schedule dermatology patient appointments, as needed.

Greets patients in a patient-centered courteous manner, arrive patients in the Practice Management Software system and notify nurses/medical assistants/MDs of patient arrivals.

Check-in and check-out dermatology patients, obtain and scan referrals.

Phone triage

Take vital signs such as height, weight, temperature and blood pressure, record in electronic health record.

Chaperons and assists providers and nurses as requested.

Maintains clean, well-equipped examination rooms, cleans and sterilizes instruments.

Stock examination rooms and triage area with medical supplies. Inventory and submit reorder requests to office manager or Dermatology office manager.

Responsible for entering patient information into iPledge.

Performs other duties as assigned.

PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY MUST BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES.