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Medical Assistant

Omaha, NE 68106

CHI Health

Posted 38 weeks ago
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Job Description

Medical Assistant

Location: 42nd and L Clinic

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: NE > OMAHA > CHC 42 L ST

Certified Medical Assistant and Scribe (CMA/Scribe)
Bilingual: English/Spanish Speaking

Job Summary / Job Purpose

The Medical Assistant Advanced will support assigned physician or assigned physicians with patient care and clinical documentation into the electronic medical records in an efficient manner. Accurately performs ancillary healthcare services while assisting the physician through documentation of specific components of the patient visit and executing specified physician instructions.

Key Responsibilities

•Perform and direct patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, accurate documentation and timely patient flow.
•Ensure priority care is provided to patients in an emergency situation.
•Assist healthcare providers with exams, treatments, procedures and testing as directed.
•Accompany the physician into the exam room for the patient visit documenting in the electronic medical record (EMR) all aspects of care including, but not limited to, chief complaint , history of presenting illness, physical exam and patient plan as directed by the physician.
•Work directly with physician to ensure the patient visit is appropriately documented.
•Ensure optimization of physician practice by keeping current with EMR flow and templates.
•Schedule and provide patient instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital admissions, following correct insurance protocol. (i.e. pre-certification, referrals, chart documentation, etc.)
•Accurately perform basic calculations for appropriate dose, safely prepares and administers prescribed medications, as ordered by the healthcare provider.
•Perform phlebotomy, lab procedures and communicates results to the patient as ordered by the provider.
•Provide patient and family education pertaining to healthcare management, disease process, treatment, test(s), medication and follow-up under direct supervision of the health care provider.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
•High school diploma or equivalent required.
•Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable.
•Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if applicable.
•Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

Experience (required and preferred):
•2 years related experience required.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0252996
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI Health