The Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Secretary is responsible for working interdependently with other health care professionals to provide quality health care to patients. He/she is educated and trained to perform both clinical and administrative skills in the medical care environment.
Greet, Check-In patient, schedule appointments for office visits and procedures using IDX-Web; and review, verify and update demographic and insurance information, collect co-pay and payments at time of service; issue Patient Portal invitations.
Coordinate and obtain financial authorization for radiology, laboratory, and procedures.
Enter referring physicians, pharmacy information, and scan insurance cards/outside records into patient record on CROWN (EMR).
Check schedules and organize patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.
Assists physicians with various procedures such as cystoscopies, and biopsies in an outpatient setting. Must be able to record vital signs, and relay instructions to patients and or families; answer calls and provides pertinent information.
Prepare patients for examinations and performing routine screening tests. Should be able to perform venipuncture and perform various lab tests.
Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies
Manages and assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Op Reports, test results, homecare forms) to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately.
Education: High School Diploma, Medical Assisting Certificate, AAMA Certification required.