Performs a wide variety of activities which may include both direct patient care, as well as office functions, depending on the size of the assigned area. Direct patient care may include working with patients of all ages, in-person and over the phone, completing tasks involving the use of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation skills. All patient care is provided under the direct supervision of the physician and/or mid-level provider. Medical assistants may also engage in reception activities, greeting and assisting patients and visitors, and help complete the business side of a patient visit.
Graduate from accredited medical assistant program required, with coursework in pharmaceuticals and medicine administration practicum OR credentialing/licensure from an organization other than HSHS that meets the requirements of Centers of Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) for Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE), which requires passage of an examination and recertification.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Certification as a medical assistant may be required prior to placement within this position at specific work sites based on organizational needs and/or other regulatory requirements.
Basic Life Support (BLS)-Required
HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
The Medical Assistant in this position will focus on surgery scheduling and insurance pre-authorizations (phone work). Will also assist with clinic duties such as rooming patients and occasional travel to outreach locations.