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Medical Assistant

Company: Upperline Health
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About UsUpperline Health launched in 2017 and is one of the nation's leading comprehensive and coordinated lower extremity healthcare organizations. Upperline Health provides the highest quality integrated health services to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. We specialize in targeting patients at risk of developing complications and intervening earlier with an innovative care management approach to prevent more serious consequences. Upperline Health is based out of Nashville, TN and currently has practices in Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana, and Tennessee.BenefitsComprehensive benefit options include medical, dental and vision, 401K and PTO.Uniforms are provided*About the Medical Assistant Role*Upperline Health Alabama is seeking an energetic, compassionate and driven Medical Assistant to assist our physicians in delivering complex health services in the clinic setting.* This person will work in multiple location (s) and will be responsible for supporting the physician with a range of clinical and administrative tasks.* Responsibilities will be varied, and candidates must be multitalented, flexible problem solvers who are eager to tackle complex problems and tasks. Ideal candidates will also have podiatry or orthopedic experience as well as x-ray experience.Medical Assistant Responsibilities

  • Place patients in exam rooms, ensuring that they are ready and comfortable for their appointment with the physician
  • Complete exam intake, including but not limited to, reviewing the patient's medical history, social history, surgical history, and the history of present illness
  • Ensure accurate charting for the physician
  • Provide patient care under the direction of a podiatric physician including taking and developing x-rays and assisting in the exam room as required
  • Perform daily administrative tasks such as stocking all exam rooms and disposing of exam room trash
  • Responsible for cleaning and sterilizing exam and x-ray rooms both after each patient visit and at the end of the each day
  • Sterilize instruments daily
  • Satisfy and document appropriately required MIPS quality measures*Medical Assistant Experience Qualifications*
    • Previous Medical Assistant experience
    • Podiatry or Orthopedic clinic experience preferred
    • X-ray experience is a plus
    • Excellent computer skills and strong knowledge of medical terminology
    • Previous experience working in an EMR - preferably athena EMR
    • Must be an effective communicator with excellent grammar and interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional customer service orientation featuring an empathetic, compassionate and professional demeanor with each interaction
    • Demonstrated experience as a motivated and dedicated team member with a stable work history
    • Reliable transportation and the ability to pass a background check and drug test is requiredCompensationCompensation is commensurate to compensation for similar positions in the region and based on prior training and experience.Job Type: Full-timeIHpKiZQUjCJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Upperline Health, Birmingham , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama

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