Escorts patients to x-ray and exam rooms, monitors patient flow, assists physicians with minor clinical procedures including staple removal, suture removal, and wound care. Schedules diagnostic tests ordered by the physician as needed. Reviews and codes charge slips, submits insurance claims. Returns patient phone calls. Must work with any and every physician in the Orthopaedic Clinic. Performs various office and clerical duties and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education: • High school graduate or equivalent • Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • 1+ years experience in acute care setting preferred. • Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing. • Spanish language skills (preferred). Knowledge of orthopaedic medical terminology preferred. • Familiarity with word processing, IDX, AS400 and scheduling software is preferred. Required License/Certification: • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. • Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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