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Medical Assistant

Empower360
Cheswick, PA 15024
Empower360 Medical Assistant Job Purpose



Empower360 Center for Health is dedicated to providing people with access to high-quality medical care, enhanced knowledge to help them make better choices impacting their health, and encouragement and support to increase their own efforts to stay healthy. The Medical Assistant will perform a combination of administrative and clinical tasks to help keep the facility organized and operating efficiently. This position will be located in our Cheswick, PA office. 





Empower360 Medical Assistant Description of Duties and Responsibilities



  • Managing office telephone systems, including answering calls and returning messages

  • Scheduling patient appointments and maintaining communication to confirm future appointments 

  • Documenting patients medical information, including medical information and health insurance information 

  • Performing data entry tasks to document patient records within facility databases and maintaining patient files

  • Ensures patients are pre-approved for care by collecting prior authorization from insurance provider 

  • Coordinating daily office activities, greeting patients and checking patients in and out for appointments. 

  • Recording patients vital signs, documenting physicians notes and changes in medical conditions in the proper systems

  • Collects blood, tissue and fluid samples, documents in patient online database, and sends them in for laboratory analysis 

  • Properly handles biohazard waste

  • Prepping exam rooms for clinical procedures and assisting practitioners with patient care

  • Assisting physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures, and other physical exams

  • Monitoring and thoroughly documenting patient symptoms for physician review during clinical exams

  • Providing compassionate patient support and care, attention and assistance during office visits

  • Preparing and administering medications under the direction of supervising physicians 





Empower360 Medical Assistant Qualifications 



Education 



  • Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program. Certification preferred.



Experience



  • 1-2 years prior experience in a medical office preferred



Certifications



  • Current CPR Certification

  • Current AED Certification



Clearances



  • Child Clearance - Act 33

  • Criminal Clearance - Act 38

  • FBI Clearance - Act 73





Skills & Competencies 



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficient with technology, Microsoft Office Suite or related software

  • Demonstrates professionalism, respect and tact at all times

  • Basic understanding of medical terminology, coding procedures, and clinical pharmacology 

  • Displays enthusiasm and a positive attitude toward coworkers and all members of the practice

  • Understands and adheres to patient confidentiality

  • Ability to constructively receive feedback and direction from leadership

  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people of varying ages, ethnicities, life experience, etc. 

  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of the team

  • Dependable, displays flexibility, and shows initiative





Special Requirements



While performing the duties of this job, there is possible exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals and repetitive motions.  The employee is regularly required to sit and use a computer. The employee is frequently required to talk, hear and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

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Posted: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2020-12-20

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