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Medical Assistant

Location: Templeton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: At Akeso, our physicians offer a full scope of occupational medicine services designed to help reduce healthcare costs, while minimizing lost work time and increasing employee productivity. To accomplish these goals, Akeso Medical, is outcome focused and provides medical care on an urgent or appointment basis for occupational injuries and illnesses. We also design modified work and rehabilitation programs to enable injured employees to return to work as soon as possible.Benefits: Competitive wage, health insurance, matching 401k, paid vacation, sick and holidays and much more.Summary: As a Medical Assistant, you will contribute to the patient experience from start to finish. This role demands multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. Your role will be to help with patient flow during the day and communicate instructions to patients. If you have the ability to represent the highest quality of care in all aspects of patient engagement, and a willingness to demonstrate a very caring and respectful demeanor we want to hear from you. The ideal candidate will reflect our mission of offering highly personalized, compassionate care and be excited by the opportunity to learn and grow with the Practice. Candidate should also be able to demonstrate a positive attitude, strong communication and computer skills.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTriage and answer phone calls.Review patient medical record to ensure that all needed test results, forms, and reports are available to physician/provider.Room patients and collect vitals.Interview patients to obtain medical information.Perform injections, dispense medications, DME and other requests from providers.Responsible for transfer of patient care.Maintain clean and stocked exam rooms.Always ensure HIPPA compliance.Understanding of the concepts of universal precautions and OSHA.Review patient medical record to assure that all needed test results, forms, and reports are available to physician/provider.Ensure claim numbers are updated and accurate.Complete appointment reminders.Create cancellation letters and email to employer.Reschedule cancellations and missed appointments.Verify diagnosis codes on work status forms.Job duties may change to meet clinic needs.Complete any and all other job duties as requested by management.CompetenciesExcellent communication skills and accurate data entryDetail OrientedStrong written and verbal communication skillsCollaboration SkillsEthical ConductThoroughnessEducation/Experience/SkillsCertified Medical Assistant required.Knowledge of medical terminology required.Minimum 3 years' experience as a Medical Assistant required, preferable experience in Workers' Comp.Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.Knowledge of basic office equipment such as scanners, electronic faxing, iPad, copy machines, etc.CPR and AED Certified.License/Certification:Medical Assistant Certification (Required)CPR / AED Certification (Required)Preferred QualificationsExperience in Worker's CompPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.The base salary is determined on the candidate's education, qualifications, and experience, and is subject to change based on various internal and external factors.Akeso is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.PI208435047

Keywords: KAIN AKESO MEDICAL HOLDINGS LLC, Santa Maria , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Templeton, California

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