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Category: Clinic/Hospital Support
Facility: Northwest
Department: Clinic Operations
Req#: 1425
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: 7 am - 9 pm M-F 845 am - 1 pm Sat
Job Details: Medical Assistant - Certified
Certified Medical Assistant
1 year of experience required

General Statement of Duties

The Medical Assistant is the liaison between the patient and the physicians and/or their support staff.  They are responsible for a smooth patient flow; check in to check out. Assures completeness of patient records, ordered procedures and treatments, assists with medical procedures, and making sure all medical needs are carried out to the best experience possible at OrthoIndy.

 

Qualifications

·       High School Diploma or GED.

·       Medical Assistants Diploma from an accredited program required.

·       Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred

·       Minimum of one year medical office experience.

 

Alternative to Minimum Qualifications

·       Recent medical assistant graduates; relative education or degree may be substituted for one year work experience.

 

Principal Responsibilities (all other responsibilities and duties as assigned)

  1. Follow all HIPAA regulations and guidelines.
  2. Follow all OSHA guidelines while handling blood or bodily fluids.
  3. Assist patients at check in; record vitals and chief complaints, medications, pharmacy, referring physician and the primary care physician in the EMR - communicate any abnormalities to the physician.
  4. Assist physician in medical procedures as needed.
  5. Input of x-ray orders and draw up injections per physician protocol.
  6. Perform wound care and wound dressing and suture or staple removal.
  7. Complete log sheet of injection and sample medications, log in/out and lock up prescription pads, and log DME applications.
  8. Review the electronic charts the night before patient’s appointments and making sure all needed information is in chart.
  9. Restock supplies and inform the designated person when products need ordered.
  10. Opening procedures; turn on all computers and make sure all rooms are set up, clean and stocked for the day.
  11. Closing procedures; make sure all clinic suture sets are scrubbed, check in X-ray jackets at analog sites, clean all exam rooms’ surfaces with disinfectant cleaner and set rooms back up, lock clinic drawers and closets, and make sure all clinic areas are cleared of dictated charts or papers left by previous physicians or physician staff.
  12. Attend all staff and department meetings.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy a must.
  • Experience in various computer software applications and data entry.
  • Ability to travel to all OrthoIndy locations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, privates and other corporate employees and the public; exemplifies service excellence in all encounters.
  • Excellent customer service; positive, outgoing and strong communications skills.
  • Detailed oriented, strong written, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work early morning, occasional nights, and some Saturday mornings
  • Ability to work independently or on teams.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced orthopaedic practice and perform multitask simultaneously.

Typical Physical Demands

  • Possible lifting, bending, walking, kneeling, stretching and stooping. 
  • On occasion will be required to lift, position, or transport patients in excess of 300 lbs, with assistance of other staff.

 

OrthoIndy is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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