The Medical Assistant will be responsible for daily patient flow for each respective physician for whom they work. Must use triage skills to make appropriate patient health assessments and to anticipate physician's needs as they relate to the patients' medical care. This position does not manage any other caregivers.
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St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals. We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.
(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for physician assessment.
Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's medical chart.
Assists physician with answering phone requests from patients and/or other medical professionals and institutions.
Performs a variety of physician-requested ancillary and/or surgical patient procedures. (This excludes the administration of IV medication.)
Maintains equipment, instruments supply inventory levels.
Role models two-way communication of the SCHS mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Education: High school diploma or GED required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred.
Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Experience: At least two years of Medical Assisting experience preferred. Must have basic knowledge of ICD-9, CM/CPT/HCPCS coding conventions and procedures. Working knowledge of medical practice management information systems. Basic knowledge of physician office documentation standards. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and meet all HIPAA requirements.