Medical Assistant, Physician Practice

Department: KH-WIH WOMENS CARE NEW ENGLAND
Operating Unit Care New England Medical Group
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 7871
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
End Date:

Primary Function

This position is responsible for providing clerical Medical Secretary support and assisting the physicians with clinical procedures. This role functions as the primary link between the patient and the practice. In addition, serves as liaison between the practice and outside support services.

Job Qualifications and Specifications

Vocational/Technical training and/or a minimum of six months job-related experience or equivalent is required. Strong Medical Secretary background. Ability to format, proofread letters and possess good communication skills.

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates schedules with professional staff and schedules appointments. Registers patients, verifying insurance coverage and appropriate referrals, answers telephone and directs calls appropriately.

  2. Prepare each patientís medical record per office protocol (i.e., lab reports, allergies and other correspondence.)

  3. Prepare patients for examination, assisting elderly residents with gowning and seating as appropriate.

  4. Performs CLIA waived tests as instructed by physician including: phlebotomy, Electrocardiograms, glucometer tests and spirometry

  5. Maintain treatment rooms and clinical equipment. Maintain clinical inventory and order supplies as needed.

  6. Obtain and record blood pressure, height, weight, pulse, respirations, vision screening, and temperature as needed. 

  7. Perform all duties as assigned.