Medical Assistant – Troy/Albany, NY – Part time – local travel required

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Employment Type: Part time Shift: Day Shift Description: Medical Assistant – Troy/Albany float – part time If you are looking for a Medical Assistant position, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter’s Health Partner’s, we care for more people in more places. This opportunity is located at 2 New Hampshire Ave, Troy with travel to Albany office as needed. Position Highlights: Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development Work/Life: Monday xe2x80x93 Friday Office Hours What you will do: The Medical Assistant is responsible to perform the duties of the position in support of the nurses and physicians in providing quality medical care. 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 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 What you will need: 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: $18.00 – $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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