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Certified Medical Assistant/Registered Medical Assistant

Company: Piedmont Ear Nose & Throat Associates,
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Certified Medical Assistant Purpose Supports superior clinical experiences and optimizes provider productivity by assisting in all aspects of patient care, facilitating diagnostic testing, preparing examination rooms and providing follow-up care under the supervision of a physician within her/his scope of practice. Responsibilities 1. Maximizes provider productivity by preparing for patient appointment, assisting with patient care during appointment and providing appropriate follow-up. 2. reviewing patients' charts prior to encounter and ensuring exam rooms are prepared and stocked 3. Schedules additional tests to determine or support diagnoses as directed. 4. Acts as a resource and point of contact for the patient in promptly returning phone calls to the patient, providing lab results and answering questions from the patient. 5. Provides patient education in regard to aftercare plans to include medication prescribed, therapies ordered and any additional regimens ordered. 6. Ensures completeness and accuracy of medical records by capturing and entering patient concerns, vital signs and information obtained from H & P into patient's chart. 7. Obtains precertification for procedures before rendering service verifying eligibility, deductibles and co-pay 8. Enters precertification number into the medical record for billing purposes; ensuring test/procedure results and reports from referrals are reviewed and initialed before adding to the patient's medical record. 9. Provides bills for services and office visits that may not require the presence of a physician such as removing sutures; applying/changing dressings and performing, administering parenteral medication under the direction of a licensed provider including intramuscular injections and related monitoring/documentation, providing first aid in the event of emergencies; etc. 10. Minimizes risk to patient, co-workers and self by using personal protective equipment, checking equipment for safety before using and otherwise observing all safety precautions when performing job duties. 11. Minimizes opportunity for infection transmission; following sterile procedure guidelines to ensure non-contamination of sterile field; adhering to bloodborne pathogen standards, demonstrating knowledge of emergency procedures; reporting any unsafe or hazardous condition at once. 12. Protects patient confidentiality and privacy by complying with HIPAA provisions and protocols whenever creating, using or disclosing medical records. 13. Maintains certification/licensure required for her/his position at all times, participating in staff meetings and in-services, attending meetings and workshops as directed or permitted, reading appropriate journals 14. Contributes to patient-centered teamwork environment by becoming cross-trained in the duties of other staff as directed; filling in for other staff as directed by her/his supervisor; obtaining and maintaining any certification required for positions in which s/he has been cross-trained. Requirements: Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED; completion of an approved medical assisting program - CMA/RMA Certification Certification/licensure maintained as required by state and/or PENTA Current CPR certification Key Competencies:

  • Customer service orientation
  • Medical terminology
  • Safety-conscious, OSHA compliance
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Coding (CPT, ICD-9, HCPCS, etc.) knowledge
  • Computer skills (especially EHR)
  • Teamwork/team participation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Execution/follow-through PI185267938

Keywords: Piedmont Ear Nose & Throat Associates,, Winston-Salem , Certified Medical Assistant/Registered Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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