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Medical Assistant for Rochester Primary Care


Job Title:             Medical Assistant

Department:         Clinical

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Shift/Hours: Part-time

Date: 06/01/2017


Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the provider and nursing leadership.
Work in reception; answer and screen phone calls in a professional, timely manner; schedule appointments, process medical billing, and verify insurance information. 
Accept and process payments.
Call prescriptions into the pharmacy, complete referrals and prior authorization requests.
Oversee and ensure efficient turnover of exam rooms, maintain exam rooms in a neat and clean manner at all times, and restock supplies.
Comply with patient needs at all times; assist patients with instructions on medications, special diets, and self-management care guidelines.
Gives injections and applies casts, splints and dressings.  Apply knowledge of sterile techniques.
Ensure patient’s charts are documented accurately and consistently, carry out patient history interviews, take/record vital signs, and prepare for patient’s examination and/or procedures. 
Alert Physicians of patients' allergies prior to beginning exams, assist physicians with injections, aspirations, castings and/or other procedures, as necessary.
Maintain inventory, ensure accuracy and consistency with temperatures for vaccines.
Operation of X-Ray, CBC, Urinalysis, and EKG equipment for routine diagnostic tests.  Notify patients of lab results.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Phlebotomy
Faxing
Oral/written communication
Basic computer knowledge
Customer Relations
Interpersonal Skills
Customer Service
Filing
Medical Terminology
Organization
Time Management
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
Maintain quality control standards
Accurate Typing
Lifting up to 50 lbs.


Education/Training

Degree:  High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge in OSHA regulations and HIPAA
First Aid/CPR trained
Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program; certification preferred.



Experience

At least 1 year of previous clinical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous experience using an Electronic Medical Record system is preferred.
Previous experience with PCMH, PQRS, and Wellcentive is preferred.
Knowledge in working in lab setting.
Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.
Experience and knowledge of IPAs/managed care, Medicare, and other insurance payers' verification methods and processes.
Strong EMR and EPM system background with Athena Health experience preferred. Knowledge of CPT and ICD coding is preferred.


Shift/Availability

Practice hours are M, T, F from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday from 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 
Benefits

We offer:

Flexible Scheduling
Direct Deposit
Opportunity for advancement
Full-time Employees have full Medical, Dental, Vision, and Retirement Benefits after 60 days of full-time employment

 

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ram Surendran at ram@rochesterprimarycare.com or fax it to 248-923-2446

Rochester Primary Care is a newly established Family Medical Practice in Rochester Hills, MI.  We have seasoned providers while planning to grow our practice rapidly! Our main focus is providing long term, low cost, high quality medical care for our patients and their families.  Our company knows that teamwork, collaboration, and communication are the most effective ways to achieve the greatest results! Check out what positions we have available below: