High School/GED required
MA license required
Physician Office: Fairmont East
JOB SUMMARY : Responsible for Assisting the physician(s) or designated mid-level provider (s) in the daily clinical operations of his/her practice. Must execute these responsibilities with a focus on the mission and values of the FPN, FMSO and Fairmont General Hospital (FGH) and its affiliate organizations in a collaborative and patient/customer focused manner.
Medical assistant (MA) certification or equivalent as deemed appropriate by administration, comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have strong time management and organizational skills. Must be a team player, working collaboratively to meet organizational goals. Must have strong patient/customer service and problem resolution skills. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors. Encourages teamwork; energetic, and motivates teams and individuals Ability to make sound and evaluative judgments; strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. Knowledge of physician practice billing procedures, documentation, and standards. Working knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures. Works closely with and knowledgeable about operational characteristics and procedural requirements of third party medical insurance payers. Must be computer literate; working knowledge of electronic medical records (EMR). Proficiency in desktop applications including Word, Excel and Power Point, with a high level of skill in spreadsheet development. Additional working knowledge of medical ethics, and compliance required.
This job description is intended to provide a comprehensive set of responsibilities. Position may be required to perform other functions, such as front office duties, in a coordinated team effort or as requested by the FPN/FMSO management, physician(s) or other executives.