• Medical Assistant - Medical Center Office

    South Texas Renal Care GroupSAN ANTONIO, TX

    Job #438785208

  • Full Time Certified or Registered Medical Assistant

    About the Job:

    Providing clinical and office assistance in the clinics of health care providers.

    Job duties include but are not limited to:

    • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
    • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room.
    • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
    • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies.
    • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
    • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
    • Generates revenues by recording billing information of services rendered; completing insurance forms; responding to insurance and other third-party inquiries.
    • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
    • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
    • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
    • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential (HIPAA).
    • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    • Schedule appointment
    • Answering phone for busy clinic
    • Relay messages & critical lab values to the physician
    • Receive & document orders such as labs, imaging & prescriptions
    • Pre-clinic chart preparation
    • Request and electronically file medical records from hospitals and referring clinic
    • Fax completed notes to referral sources
    • Work & distribute incoming faxes daily
    • Vitalize & Triage (includes documenting medications, past medical, surgical, family, & social history, entering current medications & drug allergies)
    • Follow meaningful use guidelines
    • Maintain patient's privacy and follow HIPAA Guidelines

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bi-Lingual (Spanish speaking)

    Posting Specifics

    • Mileage is reimbursed if traveling between locations on any given day (driving log required)
    • Bi-Weekly Payroll / Direct Deposit
    • Working hours vary from clinic to clinic - Typical hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm or 8:30 am-5:30 pm
    • 1-2 times a week some clinics may require your arrival as early as 7 am & others could end as late as 7 pm / flexibility is required.
    • 401 (k) retirement plan after 1 full year employment.

    Insurance benefit options:

    • Some cost is at employee's expense
    • Medical 85% paid by employer
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Gap Coverage (Deductible assistance program)
    • Short/long term disability
    • Additional life insurance, optional family life insurance
    • AFLAC
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