Job: Medical Assistant A/H

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Medical Assistant A/H

Boynton East ยท Boynton Bch East AH - Medical Assis
Boynton Beach, FL
Health Care
Part Time, After-Hours, Monday - Friday: 4:00 - 9:00 pmEvery Other Saturday/Sunday: 1:30 - 8:00 pm
Bilingual: None
Bilingual Type: N/A
Posted 05/11/2017
Req # 120
  • PRIMARY FUNCTION
    • Perform clinical care, via telephone, essential to the assessment, promotion, maintenance and restoration of patient’s health and wellness using our telephone communication access protocol and clinical advice algorithm manual.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
    • This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.
       
      • Obtain brief summary of patients concerns and/or complaints over the phone.
      • To properly obtain and confirm patients/caller information abiding to HIPPA law.
      • Collect all necessary and pertinent clinical information over the phone to facilitate the timely and accurate physician follow up via phone.
      • Complete prescription refills for authorization by provider.
      • Provide prescription information to pharmacies using our internal resources (E.H.R refill notes/paper phone notes).
      • Fill out any necessary paper work for patients (school forms, medication authorization forms)
      • Complete any necessary referrals requested by telephone contact for provider approval
      • Make telephone calls to specialists to assist with obtaining stat appointments for our patients.
      • Set up durable medical equipment delivery or home therapies.
      • To provide medical guidance using our Telephone Clinical Triage algorithm manual.
      • To document all medical questions and messages for providers and label them properly using our telephone communication access guideline/protocol.
      • To document any medical advice given over the phone.
      • To call hospitals, specialist offices and pharmacies to obtain any needed clinical information (Lab results, imaging, and prescription information.
      • Attending any necessary training/meetings to be up to date on protocol changes and available training.
      • To assist in the completion of records releases responsibilities.
      • To schedule appointments using clinical prioritizing protocols and our scheduling policies ( walk in policy)
  • PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Education:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.

    • Licensure:
      • MA Diploma or Certification

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • None Specified

    • Experience:
      • Minimum of 1-2 years Medical Assistant experience or strong recommendation by Leadership.
Additional Info Medical Assistant Diploma/Certification and current CPR required.
Must have one year medical assistant experience.  Pediatrics experience preferred.  MA Phone experience preferred.
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

 

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