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Medical Assistant - Certified

at University Healthcare System

Posted: 7/4/2019
Job Reference #: 10086
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • Job ID
    2019-10086
    Category
    Allied Health
    Department
    8001 - UMG Neurosurgery
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Pay Grade
    13
    FT/PT/PRN
    Full Time
    Recruiter
    Kim Jones
    Recruiter Email
    kimjones@uh.org
    Location
    US-GA-Augusta
  • Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Practice Administrator, Practice Manager, or
    Physician Practice Clinical Staff Coordinator and the physicians, assists the
    physician in direct patient communication and care by working up with vital
    signs, history, special tests, preparing the exam rooms, chaperoning, scheduling
    appointments and tests, triage messages and phones-in prescriptions, checking in
    and out patients, and knowledge of, but not limited to, all clinical and
    clerical aspects of the medical office setting.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School diploma or GED required. Medical Assistant diploma from an accredited vocational institution, or community college preferred.

    Licensure/Certification
    Certification as a Medical Assistant required or if filled with an RN, LPN, or Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate, must have current and valid professional license in the state of Georgia or South Carolina (as applicable).

    Experience
    Minimum one year experience in a physician office or clinical setting such as a hospital unit, dental office or nursing home preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Good communication, computer and excellent customer service skills required in order to communicate with variety of customers (patients of all age groups, physicians, insurance companies, departments of the hospital, other physician offices, other staff members) in a professional manner at all times.

    Must be able to accept constructive criticism and direction from medical assistants, physicians, and other staff members and to be able to ask questions if you do not understand.

    Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities, meeting deadlines while maintaining quality standards.

    Physical Demands
    Will be required to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, with high level of mental/visual concentrations. Must have good manual dexterity to perform special tests, use telephone, computer, and copier for long periods of time. Must be able to hear and communicate with patients and others in person and over the phone. Must be able to assist patients by helping them onto exam tables, in/out of chairs, and pushing wheelchairs.
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