Medical Assistant - Pulmonary Clinic (Rancho Mirage)
Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: June 4, 2021
- Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
The position is responsible for coordinating the care of the
patient from escorting patient to exam room, performing vital
signs, preparing patient for exam and discharge and for ensuring
the accurate documentation of patient care activity.
- Reports to
Manager, Director, CAO
- Ages of Patients
Neonate/Infant (as appropriate for department)
Pediatric (as appropriate for department)
Adolescent (as appropriate for department)
- Blood Borne Pathogens
Preferred: High School Diploma/GED
Required: Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant course
completion if hired after November 3, 2019, American Heart
Preferred: Medical Assistant Certificate
Preferred: 1 year of healthcare experience
- Essential Responsibilities
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance
policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or
concerns and report suspected violations.
Performs within the scope of practice for the professional
Following standard work, assists patients to exam/procedure
rooms; obtains medical and social history, vital signs, height and
weight, allergy information, medication reconciliation information
and records data in HER
Assists providers so that appropriate preparation, examination
and diagnostic testing occur without error and without delay.
Processes patient referrals to other provider offices.
Prepares patient EMR charts timely and accurately.
Gathers reports, labs, studies or other data pertinent to
upcoming patient appointments.
Places order for films, labs and other studies as appropriate,
timely and accurately.
Collaborates with patient scheduling and schedules patients as
Answers all patient questions and requests timely and
Faxes and copies necessary information to insurance companies,
other provider offices and other facilities as necessary.
Records information accurately and timely in EHR.
Responds to patient pharmacy requests in collaboration with
Answers phones, retrieves voicemail messages and returns calls
timely and appropriately.
Maximizes use of free time between patient and other tasks to
clean and stock rooms, copy documents and filing
Obtains provider or patient signatures on appropriate
Assists with medical and office supplies inventory and or
Follows the identified dress code and safety protocols to ensure
patient and employee safety.
Maintains and practices professional boundaries with all patient
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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