Medical Assistant Float- Primary Care – Latham – FT/DAY – Travel Pay

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Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description: Medical Assistant Float- Primary Care – Latham – FT/DAY Additional Travel Pay – $3,000 Sign on Bonus! Hiring non-certified candidates who have 10 months or more of clinical experience! Will pay for you to sit for the National Certification Exam! The Medical Assistant is responsible to perform the duties of the position in support of the nurses and physicians in providing quality medical care. The Medical Assistant will perform all job functions in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the mission and core values of St Peterxe2x80x99s Health Partners Medical Associates. Tuesday-Friday 7am-530pm – Will travel to Latham, Albany, Troy, Clifton Park Job Duties and Responsibilities Escorts patient to exam room, takes appropriate vital signs and documents all necessary health information into the electronic medical record. Responds to patients concerns appropriately. Completes referrals and obtains pre-authorizations for diagnostic testing. Follows proper protocol for collection and delivery of specimens. Participates in all required meetings and practice huddles. Completes incoming patient forms and ensures forms are scanned into the electronic medical record if applicable. Uses Universal Precautions with all encounters. Knows and follows procedure for handling occurrences involving exposure to blood or other body fluid. Documents all exposure incidents per St Peterxe2x80x99s Health Partners Medical Associates policy. Notifies physician regarding patients in need of physician intervention. Ensures that patient exam rooms are stocked and cleaned at all times. Follows office protocol to ensure adequate supplies are ordered and stocked. Performs office testing with appropriate training and within scope of practice. Handles medical waste appropriately. Provides educational materials to patients. Provides patients with electronic copy of medical record. If applicable perform front-end functions to insure achievement of established revenue cycle metrics, consistent with excellence standards and practice workflows: Scheduling and registration Check-in Check-out Charge entry/claims End of day processes General duties including but not limited to: Document processing Scanning Inbox monitoring Complies with Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) care delivery model. Performs all mandatory training. Maintains patient confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA regulations. Works cooperatively with all team members to ensure quality patient care at all times. Communicates respectfully and effectively with providers, clinical staff, colleagues, managers and others. Adheres to St Peterxe2x80x99s Health Partners Medical Associates employment guidelines and policies and procedures at all times. Adheres to St Peterxe2x80x99s Health Partners Medical Associates Code of Conduct in performance of all job duties. Obtains and maintains medical assistant certification according to MA certification policy. Cross covers other areas as needed Performs other duties as assigned. This description is intended to only provide basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve. These responsibilities are subject to change at any time. Preferred Qualifications Graduate of a Medical Assistant Training Program Holds National Medical Assistant Certification: CMA, CCMA, RMA Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalency At least 10 monthsxe2x80x99 work and/or clinical training experience in the healthcare field Proficient in obtaining manual vital signs Experience using an electronic health record system Commitment to confidentiality and respect Ability to obtain and record patient data including but not limited to: prior health history, family history, allergies, current medications, current complaints, health screening questionnaires Knowledge of basic anatomy and medical terminology Experience assisting physicians, nurses, or other healthcare providers in performing clinical tasks and procedures Ability to provide patients with information related to their health and wellness Pay Range:$19.00 – $24.97 Pay is based on experience, skills, and education. Exempt positions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be paid within the base salary equivalent of the stated hourly rates. The pay range may also vary within the stated range based on location. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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