EVMS

Medical Assistant

Position Number
6650601
Department
OB/GYN
Category
Clinical
Compensation Max
USD $16.25/Hr.
Compensation Min
USD $12.50/Hr.
US-VA-Virginia Beach

Overview

Responsible for front and back office procedures to include scheduling appointments, checking-in and out patients. Position also assists Physicians and Nurses with patient care to include triage, and ordering and stocking supplies.  

 

Your certification must be uploaded to your profile!

This position is located in VA Beach, VA.

Responsibilities

Answers incoming telephone calls. Triage and refers calls as necessary.  Also responsible for taking messages, paging doctors when appropriate, handling hospital consults, and answering inquiries.

 

Schedules appointments with doctors, calls patients to remind and confirm appointments; reschedules patients from the bump list, and schedules residents’ clinics where appropriate.

 

Prepares charts for the next day; creates new patient charts, files and pulls charts and checks charts for referrals and authorization prior to visit.  Also prepares charge tickets.

 

Greets patients in a courteous manner, marks off names as patients arrive, and notifies nurses/medical assistants/MDs of arrivals.

 

Registers old and new patients, verifies demographics and insurance, determines insurance copays, and collects money and copays to send to EVMS Health Services.

 

Checks-in and checks-out patients, obtains and writes referrals, when appropriately trained and directed, and  schedules outside appointments with specialists.

 

Gives directions to patients and visitors.

 

Prints daily/weekly schedules and distributes.

 

Provides back-up coverage for medical assistant, billing, etc.

 

Schedules conference rooms.

 

Handles pick-up and drop off of medications.

 

Takes vital signs such as height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure.  May draw blood and give injections under the immediate supervision of a Physician or RN. 

 

Chaperons when appropriate and assists during certain minor surgeries and diagnostic procedures, such as Pap Smears. 

 

Maintains clean, well-equipped examination rooms; cleans and sterilizes instruments. 

 

Stocks examination rooms and triage area with medical supplies.  Inventories and reorders supplies.

 

Performs other duties as assigned, according to the individual departmental needs.

 

PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY MUST BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES.

Qualifications

High school diploma plus certification as a Medical Assistant.

 

Your certification must be uploaded to your profile!

Location : Location

US-VA-Virginia Beach

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