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Medical Assistant

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5459

Mon-Fri 8-4
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Job Description
Perform routine and higher level administrative tasks to assist physicians, nurses and other clinical staff in effectively accomplishing their medical duties.
Maintain cooperative, respectful relationships with Center Staff, local agencies, consumers and the public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as required.

Customer Service Duties
-Maintain cooperative, respectful relationships with Center Staff, local agencies, consumers and the public.
-Work in cooperation with coworkers and supervisory staff in a constructive manner.
-Accept and benefit from constructive criticism.
-Provide excellent customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Type correspondence for doctors as needed. Ensure typed documents are in proper format, accurate and completed within 24 hours of receipt of request.
-Make copies and/or fax documents pertinent to client health care and in accordance with HIPPA guidelines and TPC policies.
-Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.
-Obtain patient information as directed by physician/program policy from other agencies.
-Obtain patient’s laboratory results and recent medication sheet from their PCP.
-Obtain vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, weight,Pulse and Respiration )
-Sort and distribute diagnostic test results.
-Fill out basic information on TDI forms, forward to physician for signature.
-Assist physicians and nurses with medication groups
- Review expired medications in the Med Room.
- Cover in Med Room as needed
-Assist in drug disposal.
-Monitor and order urine screen supplies and assist with urine screens as required.
-Assist with destruction of medication per agency policy
-Process medication requests and ensure that all medication requests for the day are completed by end of shift.
- Verify that medications received from pharmacy match the written orders in Infoscriber
-Call pharmacy to refill existing medication per physician’s order. 
-Access laboratory website.
-Call insurance companies for authorizations needed as required.
-Respond courteously to consumers.
-Answer incoming calls for physicians and other clinical staff as required and ensure messages contain correct spelling of names, phone numbers and brief message regarding the call.
-Answer questions and investigate if answer is not known until resolution.
-Maintain patient confidentiality.
-Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
-Attend and participate in scheduled team meetings if needed.
-Work a flexible schedule to include some evenings.
-Accept and benefit from constructive criticism.
Required Education
High school diploma and two years experience as a Medical Assistant; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must possess good typing skills as well as good spelling and grammar. Excellent communication skills required. General computer experience also required.
Application Method
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