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Front Office Medical Assistant

Lady Lake, FL 32159

VIP Care

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY
We are currently searching for an upbeat, positive, career minded, enthusiastic team member who aspires to grow professionally to work as a Front Office Medical Assistant in our Primary Care Clinic in Lady Lake, FL. This person should be a medical assistant that is early in their experience. Some one that has experience with geriatric patients would be a plus. This position is 8a-5p Monday- Friday.
THE WORK
Successful candidate will conduct all front office functions, including telephone triage, greet patients, schedule appointments and balance daily collections. Must have excellent telephonic skills, outgoing personality and great communication skills. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Greets patients in a courteous and polite manner, and conducts all front office functions as requested.
+ Answers telephone inquiries and triage calls. Must be able to display excellent telephone and switchboard etiquette.
+ Maintain patient medical records in accordance with the Center's policy.
+ Responsible for accurately and professionally handling all front desk operations, including answer phones, greet patients, schedule appointments, balance daily collections, address routine inquiries and triage calls.
+ Assist with inventory and maintain office supplies.
+ Assist with referrals and authorizations.
+ Assist in the back office as needed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
+ Ability to accurately read and write medical terminology
+ Knowledge of medical coding
+ Knowledge of HIPAA
+ Medical assisting experience
+ Basic computer skills, including familiarity with electronic medical records
+ Types 25 words per minute with 96% accuracy
+ Bilingual a plus (English and Spanish
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We offer a HIGHLY competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package:
+ Competitive base salary
+ Medical, dental, vision, disability and life
+ 401k, with employer match
+ Paid time off
+ Paid holidays