Medical Assistant
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center - Nashville, TN

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Description

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing general nursing care and assisting physicians in a clinical setting. MA must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served and the respective specialty. Will assist with procedures and medication administration and refills; has operational knowledge of all practice software systems; medical supplies, scheduling (clinic and hospital), patient education, patient flow, phone calls and messaging, obtaining authorizations, referrals, etc.; performs clerical tasks as needed including patient check out procedures, schedules follow up and/or referral visits and collects deductibles and co-pays. Obtains laboratory specimens and prepares them for transport. Maintains open communication with the Office Mgr. regarding all operations of the clinic, involving patients, staff and/or physicians is expected.

Qualifications

Education / License / Certification:
High School graduate or Equivalent

Graduate of a Medical Assisting program

BLS Certification required

Experience / Skills:
Minimum of one year experience working in a medical clinic and/or hospital required

Must possess basic computer skills (email, internet, Excel, Word) and able to work independently with minimum supervision required

Specialty specific MA experience preferred

Electronic Medical Record experience preferred

Must be able to read, comprehend and communicate on a professional level

Attention to detail and concentration

Ability to work in fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Job

Nursing Services

Primary Location

TN-Clarksville (Nashville region)

Working Location

Specialty Clinic - Orthopedics

Shift

Day Shift

Forecasted paid hours per shift

40

Forecasted hours per pay week

40

Employee Status

Full-time

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