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Medical Assistant

Company: Aerotek
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Medical Assistant (Bilingual Required) participates in the delivery of excellent primary care in a Care team structure within the ambulatory clinic setting with an emphasis on the prevention of disease. Front Office is responsible for supporting efficient patient flow and registration duties while performing various aspects of the front office patient visit.Role Work as a Care Team member in order to provide support (medical assistance) for provider staff. Work as part of a clinic Care Team to continually improve the quality services provided.Patient Encounters1.Escorts patient from waiting room to exam room and from exam room to check out3.Plots pediatric measurements on growth charts in medical records 4.Takes brief history, including chief complaints/allergies5.Assists in completion of health history form8.Completes required lab forms with correct ICD-9 and CPT codes and billing information9.Translates for providers as needed if possible10.Provides patient education as directed11.Provides emotional support, compassion and is sympathetic to patient needs 13.Triages phone calls and walk-ins at the clinic where applicable: performing those duties in accordance with policy and procedures Medical Quality1.Completes medical assistant proficiency review as required2.Ensures medical equipment is in good working condition performing routine maintenance and cleaning as requiredMedical Records1.Documents in patient's medical record in accordance with policy2.Keeps medical record organized in sequential order by dating pages 3.Files documents and corrects misfiled documents in medical recordsPurchasing1.Maintains medical supply and stock in accordance with established PAR levels2.Prepares purchase order requests for medical supplies.3.Inventories medical supplies as requiredFinancial Responsibilities1.Reviews encounter forms for completeness prior to patient going to check-out2.Ensures all appropriate charges are documented on patient's superbill3.Completes required lab forms with correct ICD-9 and CPT codes 4.Ensures appropriate laboratory payor source is listed on lab slip5.Ensures complete patient insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare information is contained on lab slip to facilitate appropriate lab billing 6.Ensures patient informed of advanced beneficiary notice and signature is obtained prior to procedure or examination7.Practices economy in supply selection and usage, eliminating waste and constantly striving for way to reuse or recycle as appropriateGeneral Duties1.Ensures proper computer procedures are followed as per CHA policy and procedure2.Performs other work related duties as requested by supervisorCustomer Service1.Returns patient calls per direction of the provider in a timely fashion2.Exemplifies in behavior the Core Values of CHA 3.Ensures cleanliness of clinic during operational hours 4.Professional, respectful communication with supervisor and co-workersQuality Management1.Constantly alert for ways to improve customer service, improve patient flow, increase productivity, and improve utilization of resources communicating ideas to supervisor2.Participates in quality management projects as requested3.Notifies supervisor of unusual occurrences and adheres to policy regarding incident forms and/or patient complaints4.Ensures compliance with HIPAA, OSHA & other regulatory agencies5.Attends and actively participates in staff meetings6.Follows all CHA policy and proceduresSkillsmedical terminology, medical assisting, medical, bilingual, customer service, emrTop Skills Detailsmedical terminology, medical assisting, medical, bilingualAdditional Skills & Qualifications1.Knowledge of the essential functions, practices and procedures of a medical clinic/office 2.Knowledge of CPT and ICD-10-CM coding3.Knowledge of in office lab procedures; pediatric and adult phlebotomy skills4.Knowledge in pediatric and adult medication and immunization administration 5.Knowledge of an electronic medical record system; when applicable6.Skill in operating personal computer utilizing word processing, databases and e-mail7.Skill in operating various office equipment, such as calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system9.Skill in accuracy and attention to detail10.Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, most importantly patient financial and medical information11.Ability to read, write legibly, calculate mathematical figures and medication doses12.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables 13.Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions14.Ability to work and interact effectively and positively with other staff members to build and to enhance teamwork in the clinics and overall CHA's organization15.Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner16.Ability to understand and respond appropriately, effectively and sensitively to special population groups as defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, etc.17.Ability to hear and speak well enough to converse over telephone and interview patient18.Ability to see to accurately calculate and administer doses of medication and perform duties as a medical assistant 19.Ability to maintain a Drivers License, and to perform transportation or courier duties; as needed 20.Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a frequent basisExperience Level:Intermediate LevelAbout Aston Carter: At Aston Carter, were dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aerotek, Reno , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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