A Medical Clinic in the Houma, Louisiana area is currently in need of a Medical Assistant to join their team. The person chosen for this role must be professional and have previous medical assisting experience.
Performs patient care responsibilities as assigned
Take and record patient medical history and vital signs
Set up patient for various exams, and accompany them to their exam/procedure room
Assist physician during exams
Comprehensive understanding of medications
Obtain pre-authorizations when necessary
Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol
Answers calls and return calls in a timely manner
Sends/receives patient medical records and abstracts new patient records
Completes forms/requisitions as needed.
Routine administrative functions such as:
Greeting patients/visitors, answering calls, scheduling appointments, maintaining/scanning patient medical records
Use of practice management software
Use of email
Ability to complete medical forms
Understanding of patient confidentiality
Orders, sorts and stores supplies following established department policy
Attend and actively participate in staff meetings
Medical Assistant Certificate
Previous medical assisting experience
EMR experience preferred
Epic experience preferred
Excellent, organizational, communication, customer service and teamwork skills required.