The Medical Assistant has responsibilities related to patient care in an outpatient clinic environment. They maintain an inventory of exam/procedure room supplies, assists in organization of efficient patient flow, and organizes the clinic environment to ensure patient safety; demonstrates problem-solving skills and outstanding customer service skills. They assist with patient care and front desk duties such as check in/check out, scheduling, patient confirmation calls, prior authorizations for testing and visits, rooms patients, obtains weight, vital signs, BMI, patient history, complete forms and consents as required, documents in EMR. Travels to Sebastian locations as requested. Completion of Accredited Medical Assistant training program; Certified as a Medical Assistant by an approved National Examination Agency
This position will be 32 hours per week
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Medical Assistant PPS has duties and responsibilities related to patient care in the ambulatory clinic environment. The incumbent displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare team. The Medical Assistant PPS functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when performing clinical tasks during patient care. The incumbent maintains an inventory of examination/procedure room supplies, assists in the organization of efficient patient flow, and organizes the clinic environment to assure patient safety. The Medical Assistant PPS demonstrates problem-solving skills as they relate to patient care activities, provides guidance for and acts as a role model for other medical assistants in the clinical area.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.