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Medical Assistant

Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Premier Medical Associates, P.C.

Posted 4 weeks ago
Discuss pay at interview
Job Description

Function: Assists the physician in providing high quality, lower cost patient care while supporting the goals and standards of Premier Medical Associates.


Qualifications:

  • CMA (AAMA) certified or willing to become certified
  • Successful completion of an accredited medical assisting program
  • CPR certified


Responsibilities:

Essential Work Functions

  1. Prepare patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room.
  2. Verify patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, and confirming purpose of visit.
  3. Perform preliminary physical tests; take blood pressure, weight and temperature; report patient history summary.
  4. Counsel patients by transmitting physician's orders in the electronic health record.
  5. Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  6. Maintain a safe, secure and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  7. Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  8. Keep equipment operating by following instructions.
  9. Participate actively in responsibilities pertaining to quality initiatives.
  10. Work collaboratively with all members of the clinical care team and demonstrate respect for all colleagues.
  11. Expand knowledge by participating in company and office educational initiatives.
  12. Must possess emotional maturity and stability to approach highly stressful situations in a calm and rational matter.
  13. Use critical thinking to make sound clinical decisions.
  14. Adhere to ethical standards of conduct as well as applicable state and federal laws.
  15. Provide effective oral or written nonverbal communication with patients and their families, colleagues, and health care providers.
  16. May be required to rotate shifts during office hours which may include evenings for some offices and an occasional Saturday.
  17. Perform other duties as assigned.
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