Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Inc. JSMG Medical Oncology Medical Assistant FULLTIME in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Provides patient care in an office setting under the supervision of the medical provider. Meets the communication needs of the patient / family and medical provider. Maintains and follows regulatory requirement and policies and procedures. Communicates with medical providers and staff about patient’s clinical condition.
Welcoming patients and visitors.
Answering and referring inquiries within scope of practice.
Telephone: Answers telephone, processes call, and document appropriately within medical records. Returns all messages in a timely manner.
Maintains communication between medical staff, administrative staff, and/or patient/families.
Maintains and updates medical records.
Facilitates medical requests, to include but not limited to, refill requests, work / school notes, and form completion.
Scans and uploads patient clinical documents into medical chart.
Process and coordinates all medical provider orders to include but not limited to, diagnostic, referral, pharmaceutical and surgical services.
Reviews daily provider schedule and ensure all supplies and medical records are ready for patient and provider encounters.
As directed by medical provider and within scope of practice, provide patient education.
Ensures all equipment in exams and surgical rooms are clean and properly set up.
Contributes to the overall cleanliness and appearance of personal work space and department.
Monitors clinical supply levels in exam rooms and stock room and requests when needed.
Maintains all clinical equipment. Evaluates all equipment for damage or maintenance needs and reports when needed.
Minimum Education: Graduate of a medical assistant program
Work Experience: Previous experience in medical practice is preferred
Required License/ Certification/Registration: Basic Life Support Certification
Registered with American Medical Technologist or Certified with American Association of Medical Assistants Preferred
Knowledge and ability to work in accordance with accepted clinical standards
Ability to work tactfully and effectively with patients, family members, other employees and physicians.
Administering medications to include injections
Collecting lab samples
Word Processing / Computer
Strong customer service
Attention to Detail
Professionalism / Positive Attitude