Credentialed Medical Assistant will be responsible for the day-to day operations of a high volume practice by assisting the professional faculty and nurse practitioner(s) in Columbia Pulmonary Associates. The Credentialed Medical Assistant will ensure that all patients, guests, visitors and team members receive prompt and personalized attention and are treated with dignity and respect.
Take and record vitals and appropriate meaningful use information
Assist physician and/or nursing staff and/or prepare exam room for patient treatments and procedures. Assisting providers with medical scribing to document patient’s medical records. Requires attention to detail and accuracy, and must adhere to practice protocols and processes.
Facilitate completion of disability papers, insurance and return to work letters, letters of medical necessity, visiting nurse paperwork
Responsible for documentation of patient history in Epic: Problems, Past Medical History, Past Surgical History, Social History, Allergies, Medication History, Immunization History and Chief Complaint.
Reconcile medications and allergies and verify patient’s pharmacy information is accurate and updated.
Prepare and label specimens with required clinical information
Epic Order Entry (Required)
Maintain sterile and nonsterile equipment. Maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies in exam rooms. Remove and appropriately dispose of expired medical supplies and materials
Manage medical supply orders and room stocking.Maintain exam rooms and utility areas.
High school graduate/ Equivalent required
Certified Medical Assistant certificate required
Knowledge of Epic and scheduling systems preferred.
Knowledge of Medical terminology. 2-3 years of related experience.
Possess knowledge of modern office equipment, systems and procedures.
Ability to work independently and takes initiative to improve overall office operations