The position provides direct nursing care for the medical office.
Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, blood pressure, patient history, perform EKGs. Performs lab tests when needed. Process medication refill request. Prepares equipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medical procedures and administers prescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular and subcutaneous injections. Assists with patient appointments and scheduling referrals.
: Completion of medical assistant program required, CMA preferred; one year experience in medical office environment required. Phlebotomy Cert. Required. Ability to prioritize and organize work area. Knowledgeable of HIPAA aspects of medical records. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with patients, physicians, hospital staff, members and health plan representatives in a tactful manner. Ability to work with patients, doctors, and families to provide optimal levels of patient care. Demonstrates a professional attitude and appearance. Legible handwriting. Proficiency in keyboarding skills and experience with electronic medical records and appointment scheduling/billing system preferred. Strong EMR and EPM system background, with NextGen experience preferred. Knowledge of CPT and ICD coding. Experience and knowledge of IPAs/managed care, Medicare, MediCal and other insurance payers' verification methods and processes.
Job : Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location : CA-Modesto
Hospital/Facility : Tenet Practice Resources
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type : 8 Hour Day