As soon as possible
High School graduate or its equivalent. Medical Assistant certification with externship preferred. Current AHA CPR for Healthcare Provider or Professional certification required. Completion of Crisis prevention training within 6 months of hire. Must possess basic computer skills.
The Medical Assistant is a specialty requiring a variety of skills, including but not limited to: receptionist, registration duties, ICD9 coding, data collection for billing procedures, charge posting, maintains appointment schedules, schedules surgeries/procedures and obtains appropriate authorizations/referrals and provides appropriate patient instructions per physician orders. Back office patient care duties required in some clinics/practices.
Lifting Requirements: Light category; must be able to lift a maximum of 20 lbs. and frequently lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 10 lbs.