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Certified Medical Assistant

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Family Health Centers of Baltimore
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Creates a motivating environment and promotes staff loyalty to FHCB and its mission

Exhibits and promotes a standard of excellence in the performance of all duties and interactions with patients, co-workers, and outside contacts.

The Medical Assistant assists the physicians and nurses in the assessment and treatment of patients ages infant through the frail elderly during the office health center visit. The Medical Assistant supports the Patient Service Representative (PSR) as appropriate. This position also reports to the assigned Practice Manager for compliance, administrative and operational duties.

Exhibits and promotes a standard of excellence in the performance of all duties and interactions with patients, co-workers, and outside contacts.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  1. Manages patient flow and performs associated technical skills including taking vital signs, performing EKGs, and administering treatments such as injections and nebulizer therapy, and assisting provides with exams and procedures throughout the day.

  2. Performs phlebotomy skills frequently throughout the day. Documents procedures performed and maintain appropriate logs.

  3. Performs telephone duties throughout the day such as prescription call-ins, retrieving messages from the voice mail, and providing patients with education as directed by provider per office standards.

  4. Completes Level I referrals for patients, or entire referral process where appropriate.

  5. Monitors supply stocks, maintains exam room equipment and lab equipment. Stocks daily and orders from designated supplier weekly.

  6. Works with your assigned physician to track lab processes, process incoming results and sorts through incoming correspondence and screens labs for abnormalities.

  7. Works closely with the RN, LPN, Doctors and PSR to coordinate telephone messages, faxes and letters as necessary to facilitate patient care. Examples include calling for prior authorization for medications, verify medications as needed with the pharmacy, calling in prescriptions to the pharmacy for physicians when asked to.

  8. Facilitate communication with other physicians’ offices as needed to coordinate patient care.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  2. Minimum one-year experience in medical office setting.

  3. Completion of Medical Assistant course through an accredited institution.

  4. Valid CPR certification. Certification must be maintained in a current status during FHCB tenure.

Company Description
Family Health Centers of Baltimore is a federally Qualified Health Center with locations in the Baltimore metro area. We have successfully served our communities for over thirty five years, providing quality care to our patients. Our services include adult medicine, pediatrics, dental, OB-GYN, behavioral health, substance abuse treatment, and podiatry.

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