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Medical Assistant

Company: Central California Faculty Medical Group Inc
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:
# of hires: 3
Specialty: Pulmonary, Diabetes and Endocrine, Cardiovascular

JOB PURPOSE: A nonexempt position responsible for preparing patients for exams and procedures; assisting physicians with surgeries and procedures; taking necessary vital signs and measurements; obtaining and processing lab specimens; scheduling appointments, tests and procedures; assisting physician in any other way to ensure effective patient flow.


JOB FUNCTIONS:

Welcomes patients, visitors, physicians and staff in a warm, friendly and professional manner.
Rooms patients upon arrival, documenting patient's vital signs and chief complaint in the patient's chart. Confirms current medication list and any additional information as instructed by the physician.
Assumes responsibility for assisting physicians with procedures and tests as within the Medical Assistant Scope of Practice.
Two days prior to patient's appointment, reviews patient's chart and checks that all pertinent information is up-to-date including current referrals and test results.
Orders outside testing, obtaining any authorization needed and notifies patient of scheduled appointments.
Pulls prescription refill requests and obtains approval from physician to refill.
Calls or faxes in any orders approved by physician.
Checks voice mail messages regularly throughout the day and addresses/responds to all inquiries by the end of each day.
Completes doctor's disability reports and places a copy of report in patient's chart.
Assists in routing completed billing sheet to the appropriate location.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
Maintains OSHA logs and keeps up to date for compliance.
Restocks patient rooms with supplies on a daily basis.
Inventories and orders medical supplies as needed.
Checks assigned physicians mail on a daily basis and notifies physician of patients' lab and test results; meeting times; etc.
Makes appointment confirmation calls as needed. When making a new patient appointment, sends a new patient packet to the patient prior to first appointment.
Provides back-up as instructed by office manager and/or physician.
Handle Medical records requests as needed.
Promotes the purpose, values and foundations of CCFMG at all levels of the organization and to our customers.




.Requirements:
Education:

High School diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from an accredited medical assistant program required.


Experience & Certifications:

One year work related experience preferred.
Current CPR certification required.
Certified California Medical Assistant preferred.

PI154484238

Keywords: Central California Faculty Medical Group Inc, Fresno , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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