Medical Assistant, Certified - Ambulatory Float Pool | Ambulatory Float Pool

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Medical Assistant, Certified - Ambulatory Float Pool
Job ID: 7495
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: General
Winston-Salem, NCGeneral, Medical, Healthcare7/28/2014Regular full-time day shift Monday - Friday 40 hrs/wk. AAMA certification or RMA registry and CPR certification required. Minimum of two (2) years experience in an outpatient clinic setting preferred.Float Pool - Certified / Registered Medical Assistant Job Summary:Under direct...

Job Description


Regular full-time day shift Monday - Friday 40 hrs/wk. AAMA certification or RMA registry and CPR certification required. Minimum of two (2) years experience in an outpatient clinic setting preferred.

Float Pool - Certified / Registered Medical Assistant

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Medical Physician, assists in the appropriate elements of administrative and clinical responsibilities within the scope of the Certified / Registered Medical Assistant's training.

Education / Experience:
Graduation from a Medical Assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and successful completion of the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification. Minimum of two years experience in an outpatient clinic setting preferred.

Licensure, Certification and/or Registration:
AAMA certification or AMT registration required.

Skills and Qualifications:
Applicants for this position must be flexible and willing to work in various clinical settings. Assignment will vary based on clinical needs. Travel required. Verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; phlebotomy skills a plus.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT 6688

Job Summary:
Works alongside Providers to promote and restore patient?s health in compliance with his/her certification by performing responsible duties.

Education:
Graduate from an accredited school of Medical Assisting.

Experience:
One year of experience in the medical office or physician practice preferred.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:
National certification in Medical Assisting
CPR certification.
Skills&Qualifications:
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care in accordance with age/developmental specific standards of care.
Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and listening skills).
Works in a continually changing work environment.

Approved By:

Director of Nursing, Ambulatory Clinics
Name
JoAnna Gresham
Effective Date of Original: Feb 2008
Reviewed/Revised: Apr.2013

Essential Function:
1. Assists medical staff with preparation and information documentation.
? Obtains vital signs, medical history and other pertinent information from patient.
? Documents information as appropriate.
? Prepares exam rooms.

2. Assists with patient care and procedures as directed by Physician.
? Assists with collection of lab samples (blood, urine).
? Giving injections, administering oral medications.
? Removing sutures, applying/removing dressings.

3. Maintains medication rooms and refrigerators.
? Counts and monitors controlled drugs.
? Orders medications and supplies when necessary.

4. Schedules patients for appointments and testing as needed.
? Responds to incoming calls.
? Schedules and logs referrals and outside appointments to specialists.
? Arranges for patient testing, and hospital admission within certification.

5. Assures completeness and accuracy of registration data.
? Interviews patients and families to gather patient demographic and financial information.
? Calling alternate sources for information and communicating information to patients and families.
? Assures correct registration labeling and clinical paperwork procedures are followed
? Creating new medical record numbers without error.

6. Maximize Collections.
? Assist patients in explanations of insurance benefits.
? Correctly calculate discount code to be entered in CAPU.
? Verify insurance coverage and obtain authorization numbers where appropriate.
? Collect facility fee up-front for patients not covered by Medicare, Medicaid or other Third Party coverage.
? Refer patients that are unable to pay the up-front facility fee to Financial Counseling.
? Reconcile and review charge tickets and coding sheets for completeness.

7. Assures completeness and accuracy of insurance data..
? OPRs are entered in HealthQuest from IDX sheets daily.
? Verifies first time Medicaid assignees to Downtown Health Plaza for marketing persons.
? Review all insurances from daily registrations and makes corrections as needed.
? Assists with daily charge edits.
? VAQs corrections are reviewed and signed-off on weekly.



8. Insures a safe working environment for self, co-workers and patients by following regulatory agency and organizational policies and procedures.

9. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.
? Maintaining professional competence by demonstrating self-direction for continuing education.
? Attending all required classes.
? Participating in staff meetings/inservices.
? Keeping informed/updated regarding unit/hospital policies/issues.

10. Provides age/developmentally appropriate patient care in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.
? Demonstrating knowledge of physical, motor/sensory, mental, safety and developmental factors in the Age-Specific Care Guidelines.
? Providing for patient safety, hygiene and personal care with regard to age-specific needs.
? Utilizing communication skills in obtaining information and conveying patient needs sensitive to age and developmental level of the individual patient/family.
? Maintaining competence related to age-specific patient care by regularly updating knowledge of growth and development, the aging process and strategies to meet related needs.




Job Specifications


Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
x Standing
x Walking
x Sitting
x Bending
x Reaching with arms
x Finger and hand dexterity
x Talking
x Hearing
x Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
x 20 lbs. maximum
x 50 lbs. maximum
x 100 lbs. maximum


Work Environment:

? May be exposed to infections/contagious diseases.
? May be exposed to housekeeping cleaning agents/chemicals.
? Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
? Subject to many interruptions.
? Subject to irregular hours.

Required Protective Equipment
? Eye/face protection
? Gown
? Mask
? Gloves

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT ? Primary Care 6688

Job Summary:
Works alongside Providers to promote and restore patient?s health in compliance with his/her certification by performing responsible duties.

Education:
Graduate from an accredited school of Medical Assisting.

Experience:
One year of experience in the medical office or physician practice preferred.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:
National certification in Medical Assisting
CPR certification from AHA.
Skills&Qualifications:
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care in accordance with age/developmental specific standards of care.
Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and listening skills).
Works in a continually changing work environment.

Approved By:

Director of Nursing, Ambulatory Clinics
Name
JoAnna Gresham
Effective Date of Original: Feb 2008
Reviewed/Revised: Apr.2013

Essential Function:
1. Assists medical staff with preparation and information documentation.
? Obtains vital signs, medical history and other pertinent information from patient.
? Documents information as appropriate.
? Prepares exam rooms.

2. Assists with patient care and procedures as directed by Physician.
? Assists with collection of lab samples (blood, urine).
? Giving injections, administering oral medications.
? Removing sutures, applying/removing dressings.

3. Maintains medication rooms and refrigerators.
? Counts and monitors controlled drugs.
? Orders medications and supplies when necessary.

4. Schedules patients for appointments and testing as needed.
? Responds to incoming calls.
? Schedules and logs referrals and outside appointments to specialists.
? Arranges for patient testing, and hospital admission within certification.

5. Assures completeness and accuracy of registration data.
? Interviews patients and families to gather patient demographic and financial information.
? Calling alternate sources for information and communicating information to patients and families.
? Assures correct registration labeling and clinical paperwork procedures are followed
? Creating new medical record numbers without error.

6. Maximize Collections.
? Assist patients in explanations of insurance benefits.
? Correctly calculate discount code to be entered in CAPU.
? Verify insurance coverage and obtain authorization numbers where appropriate.
? Collect facility fee up-front for patients not covered by Medicare, Medicaid or other Third Party coverage.
? Refer patients that are unable to pay the up-front facility fee to Financial Counseling.
? Reconcile and review charge tickets and coding sheets for completeness.

7. Assures completeness and accuracy of insurance data..
? OPRs are entered in HealthQuest from IDX sheets daily.
? Verifies first time Medicaid assignees to Downtown Health Plaza for marketing persons.
? Review all insurances from daily registrations and makes corrections as needed.
? Assists with daily charge edits.
? VAQs corrections are reviewed and signed-off on weekly.



8. Insures a safe working environment for self, co-workers and patients by following regulatory agency and organizational policies and procedures.

9. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.
? Maintaining professional competence by demonstrating self-direction for continuing education.
? Attending all required classes.
? Participating in staff meetings/inservices.
? Keeping informed/updated regarding unit/hospital policies/issues.

10. Provides age/developmentally appropriate patient care in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.
? Demonstrating knowledge of physical, motor/sensory, mental, safety and developmental factors in the Age-Specific Care Guidelines.
? Providing for patient safety, hygiene and personal care with regard to age-specific needs.
? Utilizing communication skills in obtaining information and conveying patient needs sensitive to age and developmental level of the individual patient/family.
? Maintaining competence related to age-specific patient care by regularly updating knowledge of growth and development, the aging process and strategies to meet related needs.
11. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities




Job Specifications


Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
x Standing
x Walking
x Sitting
x Bending
x Reaching with arms
x Finger and hand dexterity
x Talking
x Hearing
x Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
x 20 lbs. maximum
x 50 lbs. maximum
x 100 lbs. maximum


Work Environment:

? May be exposed to infections/contagious diseases.
? May be exposed to housekeeping cleaning agents/chemicals.
? Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
? Subject to many interruptions.
? Subject to irregular hours.

Required Protective Equipment
? Eye/face protection
? Gown
? Mask
? Gloves

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