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Job Title: Medical Assistant
Company Name: Rider University
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 08/12/2020
Expire Date: 10/12/2020
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Medical Assistant
Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary. Cleans exam rooms, obtains lab specimens. Assists the physicians and other staff as needed. Selects appropriate equipment prior to collection to streamline process. Verifies specimen orders per department policy Prepares exam rooms for patient encounters and assists LIP as requested. Maintains appropriate levels of supplies and all relevant forms for any testing performed and maintains statistics as assigned Performs thoroughly all clerical duties as needed, including but not limited to patient registration, answering phones, scheduling appointments, initiating, maintaining and filing medical records and timely distribution of reports. Performs electrocardiograms and other relevant tests including point of care testing following established policies and procedures and universal precautions. Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. Documents medical information in electronic medical records including medication and refill information and patient call documentation, keeps rooms stocked and organized. Organizes paperwork and filing. Coordinates with front office personnel and ancillary staff in professional and positive manner in adherence of policies and procedures in support of patient service. Assists in front office functions as assigned including but not limited to: Checkout/in duties with claim creation and assuring complete process of discharge paperwork, referrals, patient education, appointments, insurance eligibility etc. Performs other selected clinical and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management within any CH office location under the direction of a provider and manager in accordance with the objectives and policies of Capital Health (CH) and respective state laws governing such action and activities. Cross-trained to perform Patient Reception Rep job duties as needed. New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP)- uploads a notarized “request for access” form and a copy of their State-accepted Certified Medical Assistant certificate; performs NJPMP monitoring under the direction of the LIP (Licensed Independent Practitioner). Performs injections, subcutaneous or intramuscular; performs duties in accordance with Capital Health policies.
Performs other duties as assigned. Incumbents working in Primary Care or Specialty Care offices may be assigned to other Capital Health Medical Group Practices as needed.
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate from a post-secondary Medical Assistance Program accredited by a national accrediting agency approved by NJ (American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) , National Center of Competency Testing (NCCT), National Health Career Association (NHA) or American Medical Technologist (AMT), Board of Medical Examiners (BME) or National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP). Experience: No minimum experience required. Other Credentials: AHA BLS – Healthcare Provider Knowledge and Skills: Excellent problem solving skills, Knowledge of insurance specifications and medical
terminology. Excellent phone etiquette and ability to communicate effectively, Special Training: Knowledge of medical terminology, basic computer and data entry skills; and medical
record management.
Mental, Behavioral, and Emotional Abilities:
Willing to take delegation from RNs/LPNs. Ability to exhibit cooperation, flexibility, and provide assistance when interfacing with patients, physician and staff, Ability to multi-task, Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions, Consistency and timeliness in attendance
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Company Name: Rider University
Company Description:
Higher Education Vision Rider University will be a premier, forward-looking university known for its Engaged Learning Program that, together with dynamic academic programs, enriching co-curricular experiences and a vibrant living and learning community, challenges students, excites their imaginations and instills in them excellence in thought and action, preparing them for highly engaged and fulfilling professional and personal lives.
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