The Medical Assistant performs a mixture of both clerical administrative medical assisting, as well as clinical medical office assisting in Primary and/or Specialty care settings. The Certified Medical Assistant works in collaboration with licensed physicians and mid-level providers (NP/PA’s), and reports to a Physician Practice Manager.
LOCATION: Potsdam Gastro
DEPARTMENT: Primary Care & Specialty Practices
SCHEDULE: 8 Hour, Days
Medical Assistant Certification or medical assistant experience preferred
Strong customer service, computer, and communication skills
Patient Care & Physician Assistance.Room patients in a timely fashion, complete patient work-up, obtain vital signs, assist physicians with procedures; manage physician orders and complete appropriate forms/requests; report issues to a licensed staff member when necessary
Maintenance.Ensure treatment rooms are stocked as needed; update and maintain patients’ e-record
Compliance.Adhere to required department and system protocols, HIPAA regulations and local, state and federal requirements
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.