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Medical Assistant

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