Roper St. Francis Healthcare Certified Medical Asst in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Provide patient care in outpatient physician practice under the direction of the practicing MD, MLP or RN. Responsible for staging patients in preparation to see providers. Update all patient medications in the medication history at each visit. Perform patient related tasks as directed by practice providers. Facilitate the timely communication of clinical advice to patients electronically or by phone as directed by practice providers. Ensure all needed medical records are available to care teams and providers prior to patient’s office visit. Coordinate with other team members to provide exceptional patient service. Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice. The Medical Assistant should be proficient with HPP (the practice management software) and eClinical Works (the EHR).
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training Program or at least 1 year of medical assisting experience required. Prefer 1 year of clinical experience.
Licensure/Certification: Current Certified Medical Assistant Certificate or Registered Medical Assistant. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.
Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A
Knowledge/Skills: Strong patient-centered focus. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public. Ability to organize and manage competing priorities. Ability to problem solve and show good judgment. Record vital signs, patient’s chief complaint, performing ekg, etc. on all patients at every visit according to practice protocols. Phlebotomy skills preferred. Basic skill with computer keyboard, data entry functions and various software programs, e.g, Word and Internet applications. Knowledge in area of medical terminology. Basic skills with computer keyboard, data entry functions and various software programs i.e.: Word and Internet applications. Clear verbal and written communication skills as well as customer service excellence.
Other: Administer medications, injections and immunizations under supervision of RN, APP or MD
Contacts: Constant interaction with internal and external customers to include (but not limited to) patients, families, physicians, employees and visitors.