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Medical Assistant - Certified /Registered (HG - In

Company: Pinehurst Medical
Location: Pinehurst
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryThe Medical Assistant supports the patient care mission by carrying out medical and administrative tasks in accordance with their scope of practice. Escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. In addition, coordinates and provides patient support services such as scheduling appointments, answering telephones, greeting patients and registering patients in a patient care area. Essential Functions and Responsibilities• The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant works with the licensed nursing personnel in caring for the Pinehurst Medical Clinic patients. Records vital signs and a chief complaint for the visit on the patient flow sheet form.• Runs spirometry tests and EKGs on patients and assist the Primary Care Physicians when they are examining patients• Reviews patient records, assuring they are complete with regard to previously ordered studies such as laboratory reports, x-ray reports, electrocardiogram reports, G.I. reports, CT scan reports, bronchoscopy reports, ER visits and physician dictation.• Assures that examining rooms assigned are properly equipped with supplies and also assures that all equipment is in working order and orders supplies as needed.• Understands pre-certification process and may call for pre-certifications. Works with patient account representatives and secretary to facilitate referrals. • Works between the secretary and nursing personnel to keep the patient flow going smoothly.• Practices within in scope of practice for medical/clinic assistants. • Performs other duties as assignedQualificationsEducation (Including Licenses and Certifications): High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant Certification Required. Current CPR/BLS CertificationExperience: One year of work experience in a clinic setting preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, medical supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control. Prior experience or knowledge of examinations, diagnostics, and treatment room procedures. Basic understanding of ICD-10 coding, CPT coding, and medical necessity as related to the ordering of laboratory work or procedures.Day Shift, Monday - Friday40hrs/week

Keywords: Pinehurst Medical, Fayetteville , Medical Assistant - Certified /Registered (HG - In, Healthcare , Pinehurst, North Carolina

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