Medical Assistant

henderson, NV 89109

Posted: 01/14/2019 Industry: Operations Job Number: 71055 Pay Rate: $12.00 Branch: Division:
To prepare patients for examination and/or treatment, assisting the provider with treatment and follow-up as instructed, under the direction of the physician. To work under the directions of the provider's Area Coordinator.
Duties:
• Ensure all patient encounters have been coded for charges at the end of each business day.
• To courteously and professionally greet patients and escort them to the examination room noting subjective complaints in patient's chart and setting flag to alert provider that patient is ready. *
• To prepare necessary instruments as supplies, as necessary or directed.*
• To Reassure patients after provider's examination by answering questions, discussing procedures, etc.*
• To schedule laser/cosmetic procedures for patients as needed.*
• To ensure provide has accurately completed necessary paperwork, including encounter forms.*
• To accurately complete prescription form for patients as directed by provider.*
• To administer local anesthetic, acne treatment, intralesional therapy, injections, remove sutures, draw blood and assist with various surgical or cosmetic procedures as directed by provider.*
• To prepare necessary surgical dressing and instruct patient in post-operative wound care, such as dressing changes and use of medications.*
• To prepare slides for KOH and obtain samples for culture as directed by provider.*
• To clean and sterilize instruments, clean and stock exam rooms, and ensure outdated products and samples are replaced as needed.*
• To ensure patient information is current, collect co-pays, ensure all necessary forms are completed, legible and signed.*
• To inform person in charge of ordering supplies when medical inventory items in the stock room are low.*
• To obtain prior authorization on newer medications as necessary for smooth claims processing.*
• To ensure patient appointments for follow-up visits, surgical procedures and/or referrals to other providers have been scheduled.*
• To conform to all HIPAA regulations and maintain strict patient confidentially.*
• To ensure patient proceeds through the check-out process ensuring patients have properly paid for all amounts that day.*
• To answer phones and return phone calls in a timely and pleasant manner and deal with patient and other callers need expeditiously.*
Qualifications:
• Requires high school diploma or GED and a current Medical Assistant Certificate.
• Requires knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures as is usually obtained
by a minimum of five years dermatology medical office experience, preferably LVS&C.
• Ability to interact in a consistently professional and courteous manner with co-workers, patients, physicians and all others with whom contact occurs in the workplace.
• Ability to properly utilize office equipment, including multi-line phones, computers and copy, fax and other basic office equipment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to handle paperwork and sort by stated criteria.*
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-placed, patient-care driven clinical environment.*
• Ability to communicate clearly in a person and on the phone, and establish/maintain cooperative relationships with patients and their families, physicians, staff and other customers.
• Ability to read, understand and follow oral and/or written instruction in English.
• Ability to work varying hours as needed by the clinic, including some occasional week-end hours.
• Reliable personal transportation, automobile insurance and willingness to travel to other offices as needed.
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