Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.
Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding.
Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient's electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
UnityPoint Health - 30+ days ago