EVMS

Medical Assistant II

Position Number
7851802
Department
Internal Medicine
Category
Clinical
Compensation Max
USD $17.22/Hr.
Compensation Min
USD $13.25/Hr.
US-VA-Norfolk

Overview

This is a full-time position for a Certified Medical Assistant II providing outpatient nursing care to patients.  This includes taking vitals, stocking exam rooms, calling/mailing patient lab results, working tasks/messages in the electronic medical records, and assisting LPN with paperwork.

 

*Your MA certification MUST be uploaded to your profile*

Responsibilities

  • Greet Patients in a professional, courteous manner
  • Triage and room patients for C3ID .  This includes but is not limited to obtaining vital signs, determining chief complaint, entering, reviewing and reconciling medication and allergy list.
  • Provide or assist physicians, RN’s and LPNs with examinations, post op wound care, minor procedures, and educate patients regarding proper care and follow-up.
  • Administer injections of medications or immunizations in accordance with approved protocol or standing orders and document appropriately in the patients’ electronic medical record. 
  • Prepare, maintain, and stock exam rooms and clinical areas.  Sterilize and maintain medical equipment.
  • Enter and maintain information in the EHR:
    • family history,
    • social history
    • surgical history
  • Entering orders into the EHR and completing them.  
  • Assist providers and staff in assessing barriers in care management for specific patients and providing disease specific patient education.
  • Obtain lab/CT/MRI/Biopsy results and consults from outside sources, as needed and scan into the patient’s electronic medical record.  This includes reviewing upcoming appointments and obtaining all pertinent records prior to visit.
  • Responding to patient messages, RX refills, lab results, medication prior authorizations, forms and follow up from physicians.   All must be reviewed and documented in the chart      
  • Review and complete all “tasks” assigned to you and the ID front desk team. 
  • Mail lab orders, prescriptions, and result letters to patients when applicable.
  • Ensuring that all patients have been asked /invited to the patient portal (Follow-my-health) and change the status in Allscripts to informed/refused/sent invitation.
  • Follow EVMS protocols related to infection control, environmental safety, patient confidentiality, annual Blood Borne pathogen, HIPAA compliance training, respiratory fit and IT policy. 
  • Check voicemail and schedule appointments when needed. 
  • Take messages in the electronic health record, paging doctors when appropriate and answering inquiries.
  • Appropriately document all interventions in the electronic medical record.  Review chart for completeness, test results and billing.
  • Respond to and document all patient phone calls the day they are received.  All patient conversations must be documented in the chart, as well as, attempts to reach the patient.                                                                 
  • Administer medication or immunization injections in accordance with approved nursing protocols and standing orders. Document appropriately in the patient’s electronic medical record. 
  • Check voicemail, schedule appointments and complete referrals as needed.
  • Performs various in-house labs and recording them per policy and all other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain patient privacy and adhere to all HIPPA policies.
  • Participate in staff meeting and training sessions/education lectures.

 

For veteran applicants, this position would be suitable for E-4's to E-5's from the Medical field.

Qualifications

Completion of a Medical Assistant program and certification (CMA, RMA) are required.  Must have one year relevant experience in a medical office/clinical setting.

 

Copy of certification is required upon application submission.  Documentation must include your name, certification number, and expiration date.  Any submission received without certification will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

Location : Location

US-VA-Norfolk

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