Medical Assistant

Portsmouth, RI 02871

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Healthcare Job Number: PR860646314 Pay Rate: $18-19 / hour

Job Description

Summary of Duties:

This position is primarily responsible for preparing patients for visit, chart preparation, rooming of patients, chart documentation and medication reconciliation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Greets patients and prepares them for physician examination.
•    Assesses patient's general condition, medication reconciliation, takes vital signs and weight.
•    Assist with obtaining patient referrals for appointments and/or procedures when needed.
•    Prepares charts for upcoming appointments.  Reviews all necessary patient documents and/or test results have been received prior to appointment.
•    Perform virtual check in /check out patient visits.
•    Assist with incoming phone calls as required.  
•    Schedule referrals and tests.
•    Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies and materials.  Ensures cleanliness.  Prepares list of medical supplies needed.  Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination and testing of patients, when appropriate.
•    Maintains GI provider’s “recall” system, including mailing letters and follow up phone calls to remind patients of their GI procedures due (minimum two months ahead).
•    Helps patients with concerns and complaints, and escalates requests to Site or Practice Manager, as appropriate.
•    Performs Prior Authorizations for medications and other services as required.
•    Travels to satellite office as required.
•    Maintains clean and orderly work area.
•    Maintains a professional atmosphere in all aspects of the office, including interaction with physician, management, patients, and all outside contacts.
•    Maintains patient confidentiality.
•    Performs other medical support duties, as assigned.

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