Utilizes a defined skill set consistent with the basic educational program, certification, and relevant work experience to deliver direct care to the patient in the ambulatory setting. Working under the direct supervision/licensure of the physician, the Medical Assistant is an integral member of the health care team and is responsible for coordinating the pre/intra/post aspects of the medical visit. Those include direct care, registration & scheduling, physician-patient communication and other office-related tasks. In addition, works directly with other health care professionals at the site as well as ancillary department and services to coordinate care. The core Magis values of care, concern, cooperation and respect are evidenced in daily work.
Position Requirements:Minimum Education:
Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education
Preferred: Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years of college
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Minimum Experience Details: Ambulatory experience in primary or specialty setting is preferred.
Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) - American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Position Responsibilities: Direct Care: Provides care to the patient and support to the physician throughout the entire visit, beginning at the time of arrival at the reception desk, during the visit, and completion of the check out process. Clinical Operations: Uses planning and collaboration skills to maintain optimum work flow in the clinical area, including flexing assignments, cross coverage and continuous communication with peers to identify obstacles. Registration & Front office: Utilizes technical skills and knowledge of the computerized scheduling systems to generate patient demographic info as well as facilitate appointment scheduling and access to care. Scheduling: Demonstrates initial and ongoing competency with the enterprise's computerized scheduling systems for clinic appointments and ancillary testing. Telephone & Communications: Serves as the primary source of contact for clinical operations within the department.
Loyola University Health System - 2 years ago