CaroMont Health Medical Assistant II in Gastonia, North Carolina
Job Summary: Medical Assistant (MA) II to work within the credentialed scope of practice. Prepares patient and equipment for exams/procedures. Maintains exam rooms and clinical area. Returns phone messages to patients, pharmacies, etc. Collects and prepares lab specimens/lab requisitions accurately. Schedules and obtains authorizations for referrals and/or procedures. Maintains patient confidentiality. Supports and functions under the direction of the care team with various office and clinical duties to keep the healthcare practice running efficiently. This includes tasks such as patient intake at office visit, exceptional patient care, documentation, vaccine and medication administration, clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Provides front office support duties including, but not limited to: greeting and welcoming patients, providing excellent customer service both in-person and over the phone, collecting co-payments, scheduling appointments, updating missing patient demographics, obtaining referrals and pre-certifications, and other clerical duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. BLS required. Has one year clinical experience as a Medical Assistant and current certificate/registration, or has less than 1 year experience with an Associates Degree in Medical Assisting with current certification/registration. Must maintain credentialing with American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA-CMA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT-RMA).
(If employed in a Medical Assistant role by CMG, prior to 3-1-2013 and credentialed with National Center for Competency Training (NCCT-NCMA) or National Healthcare Association (NHA-CCMA), the organization will recognize those credentials and require they be maintained).
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability