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MEDICAL ASSISTANT Job in Canton, Ohio US

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Aultman Health Foundation - Canton, OH

Posted: 8/15/2022 - Expires: 11/13/2022

Job ID: 245810742

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Job Description

Req# 22837

Aultman Health Foundation, CANTON, OH

AULTMAN HOSPITAL

Aultman Health Foundation

Full Time, Day Shift, 9-5

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The primary purpose is to provide clerical and clinical support to the physician, provide patient and family education, and work cooperatively with the remainder of the office structure .

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS

Must have basic typing skills.
Must have good health as demonstrated by infrequent absenteeism.
Must have ability to communicate well with a variety of clients in mature, courteous, and professional manner.
Must be able to function independently and accurately with frequent interruptions.

TASKS:

Greets consumers in a pleasant professional manner.
Verifies demographic, referring physician and insurance information over the telephone or in person.
Correctly identifies insurances that need precertification or authorization and ensure that it is obtained.
Collect copays from patients.  (See policy on money handling.)
Verify correct amount of cash in drawer upon opening and close out cash drawer in evening.
Correctly schedule tests at appropriate site.
Make sure appropriate forms are completed.






Checks physician schedules frequently for any add-ons or updates.
Inspects patient's medical record prior to visit to insure completeness as well as making sure the results of tests are available.
Rooms patients in a timely fashion making sure to identify patient and compare with chart.  Obtains vital signs, height, weight, and current accurate list of medications and all pertinent information needed for the physician to assess the patient.
Performs EKG according to policy and protocol.
Refills prescriptions according to policy and protocol.
May need to schedule hospital procedures and out-patient tests.  This includes precertification, authorizations, physician orders, communicating with the patient, and putting on physician schedule if appropriate.
Accurately completes medical forms and correctly completes and routes billing information to appropriate staff.  (Example disability forms etc..)
Copies and releases medical records according to office procedures.
Documents properly and legally in patient's chart.
Returns phone calls to patients by the end of the business day.
Uses the EHR to accurately document and inform physicians of patient interactions.
Any other duties as assigned my Practice Coordinator or Manager






Job Requirements





 

Graduate of an approved Medical Assisting Program.
Current certified medical assistant.
Must have current up-to-date CPR training.
Must adhere to office policy of yearly TB testing, OSHA and HIPAA training.
Evidence of good health as evidence of infrequent absenteeism.
Ability to meet and interact with the public in a mature, courteous and professional manner.
Effective interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work efficiently and accurately under conditions of high stress.
Must be able to work as a team and independently. 
Positive, friendly, and compassionate.
 Must poses the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normally Monday through Friday with a lunch break daily.  Lunch breaks are coordinated with other staff members for adequate coverage.
May require paid overtime before or after normal working hours.
Subject to frequent interruptions during performance of duties.
Expected to adhere to office policy and procedures.
Subject to blood and body fluid exposure.

Job Duties or Tasks

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ADDENDUM

PURPOSE:  To identify specific functions job requirements and work environment factors that could affect job performance.

Check all factors that are present as essential job requirements and check whether the factor is performed.

O = Occasionally = 0- 33% of the work shift or  0- 32  repetitions.

F = Frequently = 34-66% of the work shift or 32-200+ repetitions. 

C = Constantly = 67-100% of the work shift or 200+ repetitions.

N = Not essential job requirement.

C  Standing

C  Walking

O  Lifting (25 pounds)

O  Carrying (25 pounds)

O  Pushing (25pounds)

N  Climbing with (25 pounds)

F  Stooping/Bending

F  Twisting/Turning

O  Kneeling/Squatting

O  Crawling

F  Reaching Up/Reaching Forward

Aultman Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.  Aultman is an Equal Opportunity Employer that will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified.  To request an accommodation, please email our Human Resources department at hr@aultman.com , or call 330-363-5415 for further assistance.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
68908341
Salary
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Licenses / Certifications:
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