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Certified/Registered Medical Assistant - El Paso Clinic

Company: CARLE
Location: Covington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Certified Medical Assistant / Registered Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and patient care support duties in a medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures that the office runs smoothly.

  • Rooming patients: Collecting pertinent information regarding the patients chief complaint, family history, social history, surgical history, and medication reconciliation upon arrival for a patient visit.
  • Telephone Interactions: As directed, completing necessary telephone communications with patients, families, pharmacies, and/or other health care facilities. Gathering information and maintaining patient information via telephone per department specific processes and policies.
  • Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, patient check in or check out, prior authorizations, scheduling appointments, verification of benefits, and coordination of referrals and testing.
  • Office procedures as directed and per department specific competencies. May perform procedures such as suture or staple removal, application or removal of casts at the direction of a provider.
  • Provide patient with written instructions regarding procedures, medications, or follow up instructions at the direction of the provider. CMA staff may retrieve and provide condition specific education from the internet, internal website, or printed materials per the provider directions and orders.
  • Administer medications per the provider order.
  • Provide assistance with prescription medication refills per department protocols. Call medications into pharmacies, notify patients of refills, and documents actions within the EMR per provider orders.
  • Maintain department specific competencies related to point of care testing, equipment handling, and specialty training.
    • Assist physicians with office-based procedures
    • Suture and/or staple removal under the direction of the RN
    • Collects and process patient specimens correctly
    • Enters patient medical history and medication reconciliation into each patient's medical record
    • Completes MRI screening tool in patient's medical record, provide return to work/school documentation to patients
    • Electronic transmission of patient records to outside providers under the direction of the RN, APP or MD
    • Stocks and orders supplies.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Certified/Registered Medical Assistant - El Paso Clinic, Healthcare , Covington, Illinois

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