Assists physicians during examinations and procedures, which may include pelvic exams.
Obtains patient vital signs
Administers intramuscular injections and immunizations as prescribed by the provider.
Performs a variety of patient testing and screening
Performs laboratory testing as assigned, to include receiving laboratory results and communicating test results to physicians and patients, explaining test procedures to patients and scheduling patients for follow-up tests or treatments
Completes medical forms as required, to includes reviewing charts for accuracy and completeness of necessary data
Assists with other support activities, to include packaging and sterilizing equipment and supplies, ensuring that expiration dates have not passed
Maintains an inventory of appropriate supplies, equipment and medication
Maintains and improves knowledge and expertise through continuous training, to include CPR certification
Ensures safe and efficient patient flow and facilitates safe transition of care
Communicates problems and concerns to supervisors and providers
Assists in maintaining patient areas in a clean and safe mannerOther Duties May Include:
Manages prescription Rx task list
Scans information into charts and print information from electronic records
Prioritizes and completes all tasks with documentation and, if necessary, reassign appropriately
Tasks or faxes procedural reports, labs & reports to referring physicians
Manages task list and processes messages within the electronic health record
Requirements The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Certification as a Medical Assistant.
One year of experience as a medical assistant in a fast-paced healthcare setting. Experience working with patient records, billing and scheduling in a clinical setting is needed for this position. Typing skill of 30 WPM is necessary. Experience utilizing a computerized patient scheduling system or computer terminals is necessary. Familiarity with medical insurance and medical terminology is preferred along with referral and prescription intake experience. Knowledge of Allscripts electronic health records system and IDX patient scheduling/ registration systems is preferred. Bi-lingual preferred.
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The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is the largest multi-specialty physician practice in Washington, DC, that is conveniently located in one building. We are committed to providing the best possible, most comprehensive, and most convenient care to our patients. Our investment in medical technology allows us to serve our neighbors, our country, and our international community.
The MFAs practice is built upon a long-standing tradition of care and community partnership. Our academic medical and surgical specialties and multidisciplinary approach to treating patients has far reaching roots in the local and international communities.
The MFA recently embarked on a new direction in defining its role in the healthcare communityto accelerate the addition of cutting edge medical technologies and unsurpassed patient service to its practice. MFA world-renowned physicians teach the most current medical knowledge to medical students, residents, and fellows. Additionally, our physicians keep learning through our Continuing Medical Education classes, advancing the theory and practice of disease detection, diagnosis, and treatment.
In July of 2000, the MFA became a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, governed by a physician and executive board of directors. Currently, with more than 270 doctors and 41 medical specialties, the MFA is the largest and most comprehensive physician practice in the District that is conveniently housed in a 316,000 square-foot facility, treating an average of 1,500 patients a day.
In the future, MFA healthcare services will continue to meet the needs of the areas diverse populations with superior and effective patient care. Patients can look forward to receiving care from the best doctors using the most patient-friendly and efficient technology available. We are currently in the process of incorporating an electronic clinical records system, launching the MFA to the forefront of both medical and patient services technology.