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Medical Assistant

Company: Southwest Kidney Institute
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSouthwest Kidney Institute is looking for experienced Medical Assistant for a busy Nephrology group. Must be able to multi-task, have excellent customer service skills, work well in a team environment, and have previous EHR experience, Athena Health experience preferred.Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:Patient Care

  • Prepare exam rooms.
  • Verify purpose of visit with the patient and record medical history in the Electronic Health Record system (EHR).
  • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests and taking vital signs.
  • Effectively communicate request from patients to provider or care team members.
  • Perform routine medical tasks and procedures, including urine dipstick tests.
  • Manage patient flow to maximize patient access and service.
  • Explain and/or translate treatment procedures, medications, diets, or providers' instructions to patients.
  • Schedule follow-up appointment or recall appointment after visit.
  • Help providers examine and treat patients.
  • Provide prescription information to pharmacies, as directed by a provider.
  • Complete and review information at end of patient visit.
  • Ensure that all logs, forms, records, and charts are complete, thorough, and accurate.
  • Provide patient education and follow-up care instructions. Commitment to Quality
    • Demonstrate a commitment to excellent patient experience and quality outcomes in equal measure.
    • Communicate and work effectively with providers and other members of the care team to best serve patients.
    • Contribute to a welcoming clinical space and healthy work environment through proactive relationship building, direct communication and sound judgment.
    • Continue your professional development through participation in educational opportunities;
    • Adherence to SKI's ethical and professional standards, including all policies and procedures. General Office Duties
      • Perform general office duties, such as scheduling appointments for patients, answering telephones, recording medical updates from the provider, or completing insurance forms.
      • Screen and monitor EHR requests, completing or routing as assigned.
      • Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic in the appropriate electronic system.
      • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or appointments.
      • Inventory stock, order, and verify receipt of medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment.
      • Enter key medical record information or perform other required record keeping duties required. Minimum Job RequirementsKnowledge
        • Basic medical assisting practices and skills and the various types of equipment used.
        • Modern medical terminology, chronic health conditions, and health education.
        • Working with modern computer applications and electronic health records.
        • Methods of safely lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies.
        • Cleaning and sterilization techniques for medical equipment, examining rooms and patients areas. Abilities
          • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to accept changes gracefully.
          • Able to work professionally and collaboratively in team-based care delivery.
          • Comfort with direct patient contact and solid interpersonal skills for patient education and coaching.
          • Use clear and efficient written and verbal communication skills.
          • Complete and maintain accurate and concise patient records. Other Certifications and Experience
            • Completion of a nationally accredited Medical Assistant program or one year of hospital/clinic/ medical office experience.
            • Current MA Registration or Certification
            • High school diploma/equivalent
            • Athena EHR experience a plus BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Mileage Reimbursement, STD, LTD, PTO and Paid Holidays#INDSKIT1

Keywords: Southwest Kidney Institute, Scottsdale , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Scottsdale, Arizona

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