The Medical Assistant (MA) will be responsible for the day-to-day functions of a high volume Cardiology satellite practice for the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy Therapy including managing the patient flow, regularly accessing the patient operations and ensuring that all medical supplies are available as needed. This position requires travel to multiple locations in Manhattan.
Checking patients in, verifying all insurance and health records, and collecting copayments.
Triaging patients into examination rooms including escorting patients to and from rooms.
Performing vital signs, EKGs weight and height, medical and medication history and documenting the information in the ERM system.
Setting up examination rooms each morning and turning over of rooms between each patient.
Oversight of medical supply inventory, including oxygen and emergency supplies and restock as needed.
Scheduling all patient diagnostic testing and obtaining authorization. Maintaining and updating appointment schedules and calendars in IDX.
Maintaining a daily log of charge tickets and coordinating with the billing team.
Graduate of a medical assisting course accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health (CAAHEP) or by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
Certification by the Certifying Board of the Americam Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Five (5) plus year's medical assistant experience, preferably in cardiology.
Experience in communicating with insurance companies for pre-certifications and coverage approvals a must.
Knowledge of interventional cardiology or surgery a big plus.
Strong ability to effectively communicate with other employees at all levels of the organization as well as with the general public.