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Medical Assistant

Company: Cahaba Medical Care Foundation
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCahaba Medical Care FoundationEmployee:Job Description: Medical AssistantReports to: Office Manager/RNSummary of Job Description: To assist the providers as well as the other nursing staff andmedical assistants in providing efficient and high quality patient care.Principle Responsibilities:● Triage patients and take vital signs● Document of all patient care in electronic medical record (EMR)● Complete patient paperwork including prior authorizations, home health paperwork,medical supply paperwork, etc● Assist provider with:○ Performing exams, invasive procedures and minor surgeries○ Ordering standard laboratory tests for chronic disease visits○ Completing quality management in EMR○ Reconciling medications and allergies for each patient at each clinical encounter○ E-prescribing medications once the appropriate changes to the medicines havebeen made by the provider.● Schedule consultation appointments or imaging appointments for patients● Prepare patients for examination or procedures● Set up for procedures● Respond to patient messages, schedule appointments and procedures● Clean and stock rooms, and update inventory records● Administer medications and vaccines upon satisfactory assessment of competency● Perform patient tests and screenings, including x-rays, upon satisfactory assessment ofcompetency● Perform waived laboratory testing as ordered by physician upon satisfactory assessmentof competency● Remove sutures or staples from superficial wounds, as well as casts, splints, and otherexternal devices.● Work through assigned tasks in EMR● Communicate with other physician offices, patients, and other ancillary health careoffices like pharmacies at the direction of the providersQualifications:● Satisfactory completion of CMCF Medical Assistant Training Program● Certified Medical Assistant preferred but not required● Experience in a medical office desired● Excellent customer service and phone communication skills● Basic experience with computers● Ability to manage time, multitask, and handle high stress environments● Promt, regular attendance at the clinic.

Keywords: Cahaba Medical Care Foundation, Birmingham , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama

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