medical assistant

medical assistant

Website Tri State CHC

Job Type: Full-time

FQHC Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing basic nursing care to patients under the direct supervision of a licensed medical staff member and completing required clerical duties associated with the provision of care. Additionally, the Medical Assistant handles the intake of patients, vitals, documentation of past/present illness/history, chief complaint, medical labs, referrals, procedures, blood draw/injections, and relevant medical information.

  • Maintains complete and accurate patient records, including entering data into the computer, ensuring proper documentation of all procedures, and assisting with processing and billing of Managed Care, MediCare, Medi-Cal, CHPD for patient services;
  • Assists with patient flow including receiving/greeting patients; locating charts; checking/making appointments; answering the telephone; and referring patients to appropriate person;
  • Follows daily/weekly/monthly assignments as directed by supervisor (Clinic Manager);
  • Utilization of CAIR, and VFC and other systems as directed by supervisor;
  • Assist with immunization inventory, ordering and reporting as directed by supervisor;
  • Assist in ordering supplies, maintaining inventory log and supply destruction log;
  • Participate in cross training for Front Office duties, assisting Referral Coordinator if needed and as directed by supervisor;
  • Electronic lab ordering and processing lab test results per clinic policy;
  • Assist in glucometer training for diabetic patients, as ordered by provider;
  • Receives and treats all patients with the utmost respect and professionalism;
  • Performs a wide variety of clerical duties including preparing routine correspondence, filing, photocopying, faxing, and answering the telephone and directing calls as needed;
  • Attends and actively participates in all team and staff meetings and related continuing education programs;

 

Job Type: Full-time


 

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