$1, 000 Sign On Bonus - Certified Medical Assistant - Subspecialties
Full time Shift:
$1,000 Sign On Bonus (less taxes) payable in 2 installments of $500 each
1st payout after 90 days of employment
2nd payout after 6 months of employment
Utilizes a defined skill set consistent with the basic educational program, certification, and relevant work experience to deliver direct care to the patient in the ambulatory setting. Working under the direct supervision/licensure of the physician, the Medical Assistant is an integral member of the health care team and is responsible for coordinating the pre/intra/post aspects of the medical visit. Those include direct care, registration &
scheduling, physician-patient communication and other office-related tasks.
In addition, will administer medication and works directly with other health care professionals at the site as well as ancillary department and services to coordinate care. The core Magis values of care, concern, cooperation and respect are evidenced in daily work.
Provides care to the patient and support to the physician
throughout the entire visit, beginning at the time of arrival at the
reception desk, during the visit, and completion of the check out
process. This includes but is not limited to history taking, assisting with
routine tasks and procedures, telephone messaging, scheduling and visit
follow up orders. Works under the supervision of a registered
professional nurse when additional skill, assessment and expertise are
needed, or in the absence of the physician
Utilizes technical skills and knowledge of the
computerized scheduling systems to generate patient demographic info
as well as cilitate appointment scheduling and access to care.
Demonstrates capacity for attention to detail as it relates to insurance,
billing and referral processes.
Demonstrates initial and ongoing competency with the
enterprise's computerized scheduling systems for clinic appointments
and ancillary testing. In addition, coordinates external referrals into and
out of the system when requested or ordered by the physician. Routinely
reviews physician schedules to identify opportunities to improve patient
access and/or reduce wait times, maximize staff/physician productivity
and maintain clinic flow
Serves as the primary source of contact
for clinical operations within the department. Deals promptly, directly
and completely with messages from patients and physicians.
Serves as the "
recorder of the Physician visit with the patient.
Is proficient in the physician documentation templates and protects
confidentiality of patient's personal health information (PHI). Follows all
rules of documentation within EPIC.
Age Specific Competencies:
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development for the appropriate age
span of the units patients. The age span of the unit's patients is:
High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education
Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years
Successful completion of accredited medical assistant program
1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Ambulatory experience in primary or specialty setting is preferred.
Must possess at least one (1) of the following Medical Assistant credentials:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
CPR by the American Heart Association
Successful completion of Loyola's phlebotomy training program is required. Must complete Loyola's math exam with a score of 100% for medication administration Must maintain/demonstrate competency for the 'home base' clinical area as well as at least one other specialty clinic as appropriate to the clinic location
Basic Keyboarding Skills
Ability to communicate verbally
Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people
Ability to deal with stressful situations
Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures
Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks
Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to maintain office files and follow standard office procedures
Ability to work as an effective team member
Routine job with interpersonal contact
Physician Assistants, Adv Practice Nurses
Other healthcare agencies
Work takes place on hospital unit or clinical setting
Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health &
Occasional travel between sites is required
Lifting/Carrying (Up to 25 lbs)
Reaching with Arms
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Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
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