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Medical Assistant (FT)

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Job Description

About the Job
Although this position is a Medical Assistant (Procedures & Scheduler Focused)role, we are looking for someone experienced and proficient in surgery scheduling and authorizations. Additionally, must drive the process from beginning to end, troubleshooting, problem-solving, etc.
The Role:
  • Performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.
  • Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.
  • Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, and administering medications as directed by a physician.

Responsibilities:
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
  • Greet and log in patients arriving at the office or clinic.
  • Schedule appointments for patients.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission.
  • Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment.
  • Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.
  • Change dressings on wounds.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment.
  • Keep financial records or perform other bookkeeping duties, such as handling credit or collections or mailing monthly statements to patients.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
  • Our company is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform servicemember status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.
  • In California,the following also are a protected class: race; religious creed; color; national origin; ancestry; physical disability; mental disability; medical condition, including genetic characteristics; genetic information; marital status; sex; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions or breast feeding; perceived pregnancy; actual or perceived gender; gender identity or expression (including transgender); sexual orientation; service in the military forces of the State of California or of the United States; military and veteran status; lawful conduct occurring during nonworking hours away from company premises; age [40 or over]; and citizenship status. Included in the definition of each protected category is the perception of membership in a protected category and an individual’s association with an actual or perceived member of a protected category.

Americans with Disability:
  • The ADA prohibits disability discrimination in the full range of employment and personnel practices, such as recruitment, hiring, rates of pay, promotions, and selection for training. To be protected by the ADA, an individual must have a disability, and the individual must be qualified to perform the essential functions of the job in question, with or without reasonable accommodation by the employer.
  • In addition to protecting individuals with disabilities, the ADA prohibits an employer from discriminating against an applicant or employee who has a known association with an individual with a disability.
  • The ADA requires that employers provide reasonable accommodation for the known disability of a qualified individual unless to do so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business (42 USC 12102et seq.). An employer is not required to provide reasonable accommodation to an individual who meets the definition of "disability" under the law only because he or she is "regarded as" having a disability (42 USC 12201(h)).

Reasonable Accommodation:
  • Is any change or adjustment to a job or work environment that permits a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy benefits and privileges of employment equal to those enjoyed by employees without disabilities.
  • We will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, notify the organization so we can initiate the accommodation processes. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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    They do business with integrity and rational thinking. Overall, it's an excellent place to work, with products that are winning in the marketplace.

Reviews

  • Great place to work Clinical Pharmacist

    2022-07-27 06:53:53.28

    Pharmacy team is phenomenal. Manager tries to work with your schedule. Wonderful place to work.

    Not many cons. Occasionally staying late for a shift.