Nemours is seeking a Medical Assistant to join our team in Delaware.
As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report , this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
To keep pace with the changing health care environment and build a healthier future for our children, Nemours has embarked on a multi-phase expansion to create a children’s hospital like no other in the region. Upon completion in June 2014, the hospital will include private, family-centered, technologically advanced patient rooms, a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a new expanded Emergency Department.
The Medical Assistant II provides assistance to providers in the offices. This assistance includes, but is not limited to, data collection for patient intake, assisting with provider/patient needs during procedures, and basic documentation of the encounter. The Medical Assistant II is responsible for assisting with clerical activities related to appointment scheduling, patient intake including data verification, and office communications.
Performs and documents patient intake (height, weight, head circumference, blood pressure, vision and hearing screening, reason for visit, chief complaint).
Assists providers with procedures, including, but not limited to, suturing, suture removal, sterile procedures, minor surgical procedures, gyn exams and catheterizations.
Performs phlebotomy, via venipuncture or capillary techniques, to obtain blood specimens.Transcribe, collect, label and arrange transport for lab specimens. Performs back office laboratory tests.
Enters and/or verifies patient/guarantor demographic and insurance information.
Schedules/cancels/reschedules patients appointments. Appropriately statuses patient in computer system.
Handles phone calls to/from patients, physician offices, insurance companies, internal customers, etc., utilizing proper telephone etiquette.
Obtains authorization for ancillary and specialty services from insurance carriers and documents actions taken appropriately.
Collects payments from patients, including copayments, current charges and prior account balances; posts charges; provides receipts; and documents all financial transactions, including charge entry at checkout. Prepares daily cash reconcilliation and bank deposits. Ensures work queues are up-to-date.
Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program; some evenings are required.
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