Job Title: Medical Assistant
Department: Clinic, Back Office Status: Non-exempt, FT
Pay: $16-$17 Hourly
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are held to the following standards: Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.· Interact professionally with other employees, patients, and suppliers.· Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.· Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Medical Assistant Clinical Duties:
A podiatry medical assistant's responsibilities may include ordering, sorting, storing supplies and restocking exam rooms. Cleaning exam areas, setting up instruments and equipment and cleaning the sterilizer. Greeting patients, answering the office phones, performing data entry and scheduling appointments, assisting front office staff if and when needed and manual insurance verifications. Any other duties determined appropriate by management.
Medical Scribes are individuals who assist a physician throughout their shift. The primary goal of a Medical Scribe is to increase the efficiency and the productivity of the physician they are working for. The Medical Scribe allows the doctor to focus on what is most important, the patient. Performing all clerical and information technology functions for a physician in a clinic setting. This includes primary responsibility of the operation of the electronic health records.
You also must be able to anticipate physician needs in order to facilitate the flow of clinic. Medical Scribes must be discreet and tactful in performance of duties so as not to distract medical staff from patient care.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Reliable transportation.
Special Position Requirements:
Some travel may be required
At least one (1) year of experience preferred, Medical Assistant Certification is preferred, Epic experience is preferred, Scribe experience is preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and squat. Employee duties will frequently require computer usage including the ability to type as well as verbally communicate with patients and co-workers. Occasional lifting up to 30lbs. Assist patients in and out of the patient chair with support with other staff members. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. All employees have a responsibility to comply with our organization's policies and procedures, code of conduct, etc.
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