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Medical Assistant

Company: Advanced Dermatology P.c.
Location: Amityville
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Advanced Dermatology, P.C. is seeking an experienced Medical Assistant to come on board Full Time in our Amityville office!Position SummaryThe Medical Assistant provides administrative and clinical support to licensed medical providers, as allowable bylaw, to ensure appropriate patient care and efficient office operations. A Certified (Registered) Medical Assistantsupports providers and patients by handling various patient-care tasks related to management, organization, andcommunication. The position requires accuracy, quality work, compassion, and timeliness, while attending topatient needs.Key Roles & Responsibilities Welcomes patients by greeting them, introducing themselves. Prepares patients for the visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examination room; providingexamination gowns and drape; helping them position themselves for the examination and/or treatment;monitoring instruments, supplies, and equipment. Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vitalsigns; confirming purpose of visit or treatment. Supports patient-care by helping providers during examinations; preparing specimens; performing basiclaboratory tests on site; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; authorizing drugrefills as directed; calling in prescriptions to pharmacies; removing sutures; changing dressings. Enters patients' vital statistics and information such as medications, test results, radiology, and laboratoryorders into the Electronic Health Record. (EMA) Updates and files medical records and insurance reports Assists during medical examinations, as allowable by law Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient information confidential Performs general office duties (e.g., answering telephones, taking dictation, and completing insurance forms) Schedules follow up appointment if indicated by provider Completes required administrative tasks, reporting and recordkeeping entries at end of each day Returns patient calls by the end of the day Other duties as assignedRequirements: High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred Medical assistant certification (CMA / RMA) 1+ year of experience working as a medical assistant (dermatology experience strongly preferred) Knowledge of medical terminology Excellent grammar, spelling, and punctuation Exceptional customer service skills Friendly and compassionate disposition with strong interpersonal communication skills Excellent time management skills and ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timelypatient flow Ability to work independently or as part of a team Dedication to maintaining confidentiality of all patient recordsEMA experience is a plus!Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision & Life InsurancePTOPaid Holidays401Kby Jobble

Keywords: Advanced Dermatology P.c., West Haven , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Amityville, Connecticut

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