Senior Medical Assistant
Company: WMC Health
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Job Details:The Senior Medical Assistant, under the direction of
the physician and RN, takes vital signs, assists with data
collection, provides direct care and assists with tasks as
directed. This position coordinates laboratory and radiology
appointments, referrals and directs patients to the proper services
with all needed requisitions. Maintains patient charts and logs and
provides secretarial support as well as assisting with registration
and billing.RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates the knowledge and skill
necessary to provide care to patients. Provides care to patient as
instructed in accordance with established procedures. Escorts
patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measures vital signs,
including weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and documents
all information in patient's chart. Obtains all related reports,
labs and information and files in patients' medical records in
accordance with established procedures. Ensures that exam rooms are
stocked with adequate medical supplies and cleaned in accordance
with practice standards. Performs required checks (i.e.
refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired
medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.).
Schedules and verifies appointments for patients including
verification of patient insurance information. Records all
necessary patient, guarantor and financial information as each
patient is being registered. Gathers all proper forms and obtains
necessary signatures. Collects and provides receipts as required
for pre-payment of services and prepares encounter. Directs or
assists the patient to the ancillary department with paperwork
required by the department. Maintains all logs, charts and
appointment books. Checks expiration dates on all stored
medications/immunizations/supplies on a weekly basis. Updates
laboratory /x-ray logs on a daily basis. Maintains MSDS book. May
perform specialized procedures, such as blood draws, conduct EKGs.
May complete insurance forms and code procedures for billing. For
certified medical assistants only: inputs data into Electronic
Medical Record (EMR). Assists with training of new staff members,
as needed. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:Minimum of 3 years'
experience as a Medical Assistant preferred. Certification as a
Medical Assistant preferred. Medical Assistants inputting orders
into the EMR must have certification from the American Association
of Medical Assistants (AAMA). EDUCATION: A high school diploma or
equivalency required. OTHER:If applicable, the individual
performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact
with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal
precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and
learn the policies concerning infection control.About Us: Bon
Secours Charity Medical Group Bon Secours Charity Medical Group,
part of Bon Secours Charity Health Systems (BSCHS), a regional
network of more than 120 primary care physicians and specialists
from a broad array of medical specialties. BSCHS, a member of
WMCHealth Network, includes Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY,
Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY and St. Anthony
Community Hospital in Warwick, NY.
Keywords: WMC Health, Paterson , Senior Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Goshen, New Jersey
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!