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Medical Assistant


- Fulltime   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant will support the CarePoint Neurosurgery division. The position is responsible for scheduling appointments, pre-appointment testing, rooming patients, obtaining vital signs and any necessary records prior to the patient appointment. 
Position Requirements: 

Education:  
  • MA Degree/Certification preferred; High School Diploma or GED required
Experience:  
  • Minimum of 1 year of Medical Assisting experience in a busy physician office
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, providers and payors
  • The ability to multitask
  • Strong commitment to actively supporting an ethical open working environment
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel

Job Responsibilities:
  • Taking medical histories and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examination
  • Arrange examining-room instruments and equipment
  • Keep waiting and examine rooms neat and clean
  • Follow up with patients before and after surgery
  • Coordinates patient appointment, orders, and records
  • Assist surgery scheduler with duties as needed
  • Scans patient information, enters patient data into computer
  • Sends letters to PCP, as needed i.e.: no-shows, record requests etc.
  • Triage calls regarding medications, lab and rad results
  • Answers front desk incoming calls when needed
  • Pages physicians concerning hospital consults and files information in database as needed
  • Attach relevant lab/rad results in ECW to specific doctors through fax inbox as needed
  • Obtains PreOp clearance and fax to facilities prior to surgery
  • Makes photocopies as needed
  • Sends faxes as needed
  • Assists physicians as needed
  • Assist with Front Desk Duties as needed
  • Maintain accurate medical supply inventory
  • Submit medical supply and office supply orders
  • Other duties as assigned