Job Description

Medical Assistant 7124 #10998
Job #:  10998
Job Category:  Clinics - Outpatient
Job Type:  Per Diem
Shift Type:  Variable
Facility: 
Department:  Yuba City-Primary Care
Pay Range:  $21.05/hr. - $28.29/hr.
Open Date:  09.20.23
Close Date: 
Qualifications: 
  • High School graduate or its equivalency
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification or American Red Cross Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification
Job Details: 

Start Date:

Open Until Filled. 

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or its equivalency
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification or American Red Cross Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred 
  • Experience in medical front office procedures preferred
  • Must have proven ability to maintain professional conduct and confidentiality in the care of patients
  • Must possess basic computer skills

Duties &
Responsibilities:

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant in the office setting is a specialty requiring a variety of skills, including but not limited to: receptionist, registration duties, ICD9 coding, data collection for billing procedures, Charge posting, maintains appointment schedules, schedules surgeries/procedures and obtains appropriate authorizations/referrals and provides appropriate patient instructions per physician orders. Back Office patient care duties is required in some clinics/practices.

Duties

  • Gathers Data Relevant to the Registration and Billing Process
  • Obtains patient information and inputs into computer
  • Utilizes ICD9 code book and records codes according to diagnosis
  • Disassembles patient medical record after patient visit, inputs and posts patient charges into computer
  • Assembles patient medical records prior to provider/nurse receiving the record
  • Gathers Data Relevant to Patients Age Group and Individual Need
  • Administer or handle medications
  • Obtains and records
    • Vital Signs
    • Time In/Date
    • Weight
    • Medication Profile
    • Immunization Record
    • Allergies
    • Chief Complaint
    • Signature/Initials where appropriate
  • Prepares patient prior to provider examination
    • Sets patient on exam table
    • Patient changes into gown as appropriate
  • Clerical Duties
    • Answers telephone calls, identifying self and clinic/practice
    • Receives and documents telephone messages and gives to the appropriate persons
    • Schedules appointments with accurate patient information
    • Types various documents accurately and as directed: First Reports, TAR’s and Correspondence
    • Utilizes photocopy and facsimile machine
    • Gets authorizations from insurance companies for referrals
    • Confirms appointment schedule and follow-up of missed appointments
  • Assists in Coordination of Clinic
    • Assists in maintenance of a neat, orderly and accurate medical record filing system
    • Ensures that patient medical record is disassembled after patient discharge and filed away quickly
    • Maintains a neat, clean and functional work station
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Limitations

Medical Assistants DO NOT:

  • Assess patient conditions
  • Work outside assigned skills

Other Info:

Lifting Requirements: The light category requires that an employee be able to lift a maximum of 20 pounds and frequently lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Job Posted:

09/20/2023

Contact Name:

Human Resources

Contact Phone:

530.712.2137

Contact Email:

hrrecruiting@orohosp.com

 

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