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Medical Assistant

Posted: May 28, 2024
Salary:US$20 - US$23 per hour
Location:Berkeley Heights
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Medix has an opening for a professional Medical Assistant!

This position is working closely with a multi-specialty medical practice. It is a Contract-To-Hire position - this is a great way to get your foot in the door with a highly reputable organization.

This opportunity will be in fast paced environment, so experienced candidates are required. Medix is looking for someone with at least 0-6 months of experience and has experience with EMR systems.

We are looking at getting candidates started for this position immediately!

Candidates for this Medical Assistant position must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Prepares the examination room, escorts patients into the room and cleans examination room when the exam is complete
  • Maintains efficient patient flow
  • Monitors Providers schedule for additions/cancellations
  • Properly utilizes Athena to alert the Provider when a patient is ready
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit by Prepares pertinent information needed
  • Chart Prep: Prepare patient visit in advance
  • Perform patient outreach to obtain vaccine records and imaging results
  • Queue up orders as appropriate for visit
  • Review outstanding orders/referrals
  • Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient
  • Answer the telephone in an appropriate manner and directs calls and/or takes accurate messages
  • Perform patient check-in/check-out when applicable
  • Schedule's appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines
  • Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining all supplies as assigned
  • Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines
  • Effectively communicates problems, concerns, or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly
  • Understands and performs within scope of practice
  • Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR
  • Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures
  • Accurately documents allergies in EHR
  • Accurately documents family, medical, social history
  • Performs medication reconciliation
  • Performs preventative screenings (PHQ 2/9, STEADI Falls Risk, CAGE screenings)
  • Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR
  • Maintains Provider Staff Clinical Inbox
  • Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR

Medix offers competitive pay and benefits including 401k. As a promise to our candidates we promise to make sure that YOU are placed in the right environment.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply!

  • High School Graduate/GED/Equivalent Work or Vocational/Technical School/Diploma, required
  • 0-1 year related work experience, required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment