Acts as the primary clinic resource in a large multi-physician clinical practice; functions as a Medical Assistant in the department, prepares and maintains exam rooms, prepares charts, obtains reports and records; directs patient flow and ensures the overall smooth running of the clinical office.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Medical Assistant Duties:
Retrieves and handles phone messages from message line, triages phone messages and patient questions according to physician orders.
Returns patient phone calls and responds to their needs under the direction and guidance of physicians and other healthcare providers.
Retrieves pharmacy refills from message line and refill prescriptions according to standing orders.
Reviews laboratory data for triage to senior medical staff for medical decision.
Takes interval histories, evaluates chief complaint for handling or triage to physician.
Provides point of service glucose, Hemoglobin A1c, and other testing and reporting
Acts as general liaison between physician and patient.
Assist physicians and nurse practitioner, as requested.
Schedules patient lab work and diagnostic procedures.
Types and maintains supply of patient education information
Coordinates the flow of medical information, test results, medical records through the practice
Maintains files and office supplies
Draws blood on patients by venipuncture or capillary sticks
Ensures accurate data collection for lab specimen and labels.
Experience with general office equipment and computers.
Experience with GE Centricity( IDX) and Allscripts strongly preferred.
Able to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks, have knowledge of medical terminology.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
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Internal Applicant Instruction:
High school diploma or GED; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of 3 years of related work experience (examples of related fields include military medic, emergency medical technicians, Nurse’s Aide, physical therapy and nurse technicians, and certified athletic trainers); substitutions include
Medical Assistant certification/registration eligible with successful completion of certification exam within 6 months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager
Graduate of an accredited nursing program (such as RN/LPN), or comparable allied health training program with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
Basic Life Support certification
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.� Position hours are generally Monday-Friday.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Fast paced medical office work environment with flexible work schedule, varied levels of work assignment and clerical office duties.� High stress caused by work deadlines, periodic crisis management and patient/family interaction.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the Diabetes Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
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