For over 30 years, Vein Clinics of America (VCA) has been dedicated to the treatment of all aspects of Varicose Vein Disease (VVD). Acknowleged as experts in the field, VCA has helped lead advances in the treatment of VVD. And with over 50 clinics in over 15 states, VCA is growing. We are currently seeking a patient-focused Adminstrative/Medical Assistant to support both the clinical and administrative operations of our Timonium, MD location.
The Medical Assistant assists the Office Manager and clinical team by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks to ensure that the operations of the clinic run smoothly and efficiently. This position will entail an approximate time allocation of 60% Administration and aand a 40% Clinical. Responsibilities in this position would included but not limited to the following:
DUTIES - ADMINISTRATIVE:
Create and format written documents including but not limited to patient consultations, research summaries and agendas
Select and gather reference infomation for journal articles and research proposals.
Interacts with physician regarding adding patients and developing schedule plans when schedules are full.
Input patient into Practice Management system. Update patient information, scan insurance card / picture ID, enter office notes, charges and payment information.
Verify and update patient’s insurance benefits and assist OM in obtaining authorizations.
Become proficient with, and be prepared to assist the OM in all practice building functions of the clinic to ensure all company targets are met- including inquiry/consult conversion, consult/initial conversion, map conversion, 2nd leg starts and non-convert follow-up.
Become familiar with, and be prepared to, complete and transmit all daily, weekly and monthly financial reports.
Constantly practice and promote good patient relations.
Maintains the calendar of the physician with accuracy
All other Duties as assigned by the Medical Director, District Manager and Office Manger.
DUTIES - CLINICAL:
Prepare and maintain charts for new and existing patients, verify that all information is correct and up to date.
Greet patients and escort them to the exam rooms
Constantly practice and promote good patient relations
Fit and measure patients for compressions stockings and assist them with putting on stockings after their treatment/appointments
Obtain and record patient blood pressures, pulse, respirations, and temperatures, if applicable
Take before and after pictures of patients
Assist the RN with the preparation of medications and filling syringes, as permitted by state law.
Ensure that rooms are stocked accordingly.
Assist the RN with the ordering of all medical supplies.
Cleaning and preparation of rooms in compliance with our sanitary policy.
Assist with room and tray set up for patient procedures.
Issue patients with pre and post procedure instructions as well as any prescriptions. Ensure compliance and understanding as well as answer any related questions, or inform the nurse or physician of the patient’s need for further explanation.
Other duties as delegated by the nurse or physician.
Experience working in a physician office setting, or possess credential as a Certified Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Assistants
Excellent communication skills both written, oral and stong reading comprhension skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manger workflow
Excellent patient services skills
CMT or RMT certification is strongly preferred
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision insurance; 401k, long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.
Vein Clinics of America - 2 years ago
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