Medical Assistant_Resource Team
Company: Renown Healthcare
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Under the direction of the clinic provider, the Resource Team
Medical Assistant is accountable for assisting the providers in all
back office procedures in all Renown Medical Group and Urgent Care
facilities. This position is expected to travel to all sites to
provide coverage for vacancies, leave time, and sick calls. This
position could be called upon to provide support to the front
office if business needs dictate.
These responsibilities could include patient check in and checkout
procedures. The incumbent has the added responsibility of providing
a direct liaison between provider and patient, making certain that
the patient's questions and concerns have been addressed. The
Resource Team need to maintain competencies to work on all medical
groups and urgent cares to ensure patient needs are met in a timely
manner. The position must have the flexibly and willingness to work
in all facilities.
Nature and Scope
The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider in
all back office duties including but not limited to: escorting the
patient from the waiting room to the examination room promptly,
taking vital signs as per guidelines, maintaining examination
rooms' stock, documentation of all patient communications,
preparing lab specimens for processing, filling out the necessary
referral forms and keeping records of the same, scheduling patients
for tests, returning phone calls in the order of importance and
filing into patient charts to become part of a permanent record,
and administering treatments and medications per provider order in
accordance with established policies.
Challenges to this position are delivery of patient care
complicated by new techniques, paperwork, changing department and
hospital policies, increased information available on each patient,
and fluctuations in staffing, with the additional responsibility to
float to all facilities as business needs dictate.
The incumbent must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary
to provide care based on physical, motor/sensor, psychosocial and
safety appropriate to the age of the patient served and meet the
standards of quality as measured by the unit/department age
specific competency standard.
This position will keep abreast of all standards to assure
compliance with federal, state and local regulatory agencies and
ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulatory agencies
including third party reimbursement requirements.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. Mathematical
skills and basic computer literacy required.
Two (2) years of experience in a provider office practice required.
Multi-provider office practice experience highly preferred.
Valid CA or NV Driver's license.
Current State of Nevada license for Office Laboratory Assistant or
an application must be submitted within 90 days of employment.
Failure to apply for and/or receive license within 90 days will
result in discharge.
Current AHA BLS/CPR required. Current Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA) certification, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Certified
Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), National Certified Medical
Assistant (NCMA), or EMT certification required.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Healthcare, Reno , Medical Assistant_Resource Team, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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