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Certified Medical Assistant 8720

Category:

Technical & Professional Opportunities

Department:

Clinic Ops Float

Primary Duties:

The Medical Assistant (Certified) is responsible for putting patients in exam rooms and obtaining vitals, a history, room set up for the physician, scheduling tests ordered by the physician, records all information in the proper template within the Electronic Medical Record, and precertify procedures with the patient’s insurance company. Medical Assistant’s will work closely with the RN or LPN in answering telephones, checking messages, cleaning up exam rooms, draw blood for laboratory tests.  The Medical Assistant (Certified) will also be trained to work at the front office if needed.

Education Requirements:

High School graduate or GED equivalent required. Certified Medical Assistant required. Requires medical terminology, ICD-9, CPT, Medicare regulations, and insurance billing guidelines are helpful. Requires typing and computer skills. Medical necessity and insurance eligibility is helpful. Good interpersonal skills a must. Phlebotomy experience preferred. You must be familiar with medical necessity and checking for insurance eligibility.  Medical Assistants should be familiar with charting, filing, and knowing HIPAA guidelines.

Opportunity Type:

Full-time

Shift:

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Schedule:

32 hrs/wk

Phone Contact:

815-664-1353

E-mail Contact:

mailto:jobs@aboutsmh.org