Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 4/23/2021



Responsibilities:

Medical Assistant Functions:
• Takes vital signs
• Prepares the patient, equipment and instruments
• Chaperones female patients as needed
• Reports significant observations and patient problems to appropriate caregivers
• Cleans instruments and equipment, as needed
• Provides and maintains supplies, equipment and linen for clinical areas

Medical Secretary Functions:
• Answers, triages, and routes telephone calls appropriately; takes messages, follows through with each message, ensuring that the appropriate physician/staff member and received the information. Provides routine information to callers
• Prepares the daily schedules for the office, pulls and prepares the patient charts, ensuring that the proper chart has been selected and the appropriate paperwork has been attached to the chart (i.e., encounter form, etc.)
• Schedules patients' appointments and appropriate testing for patients as directed. Facilitates admissions to hospital
• Verifies information from patients including demographic and health insurance information
• Prepares documents for billing physician encounters; processes referrals as necessary for the practice
• Organizes and updates files, charts, and records
• Checking in patients, collecting copays & preparing batch daily
• Responsible for stocking of supplies and assists in ordering supplies
• Works on Quality initiatives as needed per Practice Manager
• Handles Patient Reminder calls as indicated by Practice Manager
• Possibility of covering in another practice
• Performs other duties as requested

Qualifications:
• Education from approved medical assistant program or equivalent
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 1 to 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant preferred
• The ability to perform medical secretary duties
• Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred (Athena a plus)
• Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
• Some travel required within the market

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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