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Medical Assistant

Company: Wilson Medical Center
Location: Wilson
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Wilson Medical CenterPeople are our passion and purpose. -Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. At Wilson Medical Center, a 294-bed facility, we bring new and innovative programs to those who matter the most - our community. It is with great pride, we offer Growing Tree Child Care Center on-site daycare where children are offered a nurturing, safe environment centered around the needs of each child.Where We Are:Wilson residents enjoy a community rich in educational, cultural, and social opportunities. We are home to numerous athletic and water sports, festivals, and arts and entertainment venues. From the beach to the mountains, in Wilson, you are within easy driving distance of all that North Carolina has to offer.Why Choose Us:Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employeesCompetitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employeesEmployee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistanceTuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicantsOpportunities for education and training through a partnership with Duke LifePoint HealthcareGrowing Tree On-Site Childcare FacilityAnd much more---Position Summary:The Medical Assistant works alongside and assists Providers in the treatment of patients, preparing and documenting information for the patient's visit including obtaining vitals, medical history, and other pertinent information from the patient. -This position performs routine Clinic Office functions including paperwork, phones, and authorizations as needed.Reports to Practice ManagerRequired Skills
Required Skills:
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Detail oriented
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Proficient with data entry and medical terminology
- 1-2 year's prior clinic experience preferred
- Ability to maintain strict confidentialityRequired License/Certifications:
- Credentialed Medical Assistant (Certified or Registered) preferred
- BLS certification required or obtained during the first week of hireQualifications - ExternalMinimum Education:High school diploma or equivalent - RequiredTwo years of college - PreferredEssential Functions:1. Responsible for assisting the MD/NP in providing direct patient care including, but not limited to:
a. Equipment preparation
b. Obtaining/updating patient's medical history, vital signs, height, weight, etc.
c. Scheduling of appointments and procedures as ordered by the Provider.
d. Responsible for prescription refills as authorized by the Provider.
e. Obtains insurance pre-authorizations as required for testing and scheduling.
2. Maintains a clean and safe environment for patients and visitors.
3. Provides direct patient care as delegated by the Physician within the scope of practice.
4. Takes verbal orders from the provider and documents appropriately.
5. Under the direction of supervising Physician, may administer oral and parenteral medications (except for IV).
6. Completes all documentation in a timely manner.
7. Oversees/verifies appointment booking, ensuring priority is given to patients in emergent situations.
8. Maintains timely patient flow.
9. Assists with the preparation of equipment, exam rooms, laundry, etc.
10. Restocks and cleans rooms as necessary
11. Cleans rooms as necessary
12. Maintains all required education and competencies.
13. Performs misc. Clinic Office duties as needed by the practice.
14. Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration. -.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Wilson Medical Center, Wilson , Medical Assistant, Other , Wilson, North Carolina

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