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Position:  Medical Assistant (Brown County)
Location:  Mt Orab, OH
Job Id:  1517-430
# of Openings:  1

Talbert House has a career opening for a Brown County Medical Assistant

WORK LOCATION:  Brown County Mt Orab
WORK HOURS:  1st Shift
FLSA STATUS:  Hourly-Non Exempt
JOB TYPE:  Regular Full-Time
JOB CODE:  1517-430
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Medical Assistant will provide excellent customer service and clinical back office support to a physician, assist physician with procedures and examinations, provide patient education and give instructions to patients as instructed by the physician.  They will perform a range of clinical, administrative and clerical duties to ensure efficient medical operation under the supervision of the LPN, RN, NP or MD.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Verify patient information by interviewing patient; recording basic medical history; confirm visit purpose and update changes prior to each appointment
  • Performs administrative tasks including answering phone calls, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records; complete insurance forms for billing; manage correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Organize and schedule appointments for patients; arrange hospital admissions, surgical and laboratory services with center; verify times with patients; prepare charts, pre-admission and consent forms
  • Assist with medical examinations; prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical test; take and record vital signs including blood pressure, weight and temperature
  • Prepare, arrange and clean examine rooms with examining-room instruments and equipment prior to patient appointments
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens; perform basic laboratory test on the premises; dispose of contaminated supplies and sterilized medical instruments
  • Collaborate in sharing information with other members of the medical team
  • Assist patients, family members or other patients with concern and empathy; respects their confidentiality and privacy
  • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; comply with legal regulations
  • Manage and maintain medical supplies inventory; place orders for new materials as needed; perform preventative maintenance to keep equipment operating
  • Manage and maintain patient medical records to ensure compliance
  • Other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to draw blood, run EKG and give injections
  • Basic computer skills with ability to learn new software
  • Adhere to acceptable professional/clinical boundaries and confidentiality
  • Ability to work cooperatively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work proactively independently and as a team
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
  • High School Diploma or equivalency and;
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Medical Assistant with 1 year in the mental health field preferred
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and current auto insurance
     
Talbert House employs, promotes and contracts without regards to race, gender, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, sex, religion, or genetic information. Talbert House is an EO/AA Employer/M/F/Protected Vet/Disabled & an equal provider of services.
 
AGENCY DESCRIPTION:
Talbert House is a community-wide nonprofit network of social services with programs focusing on prevention, assessment, treatment and reintegration. Each year, Talbert House helps thousands of men, women and children across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky overcome adversity to become healthy and productive citizens through programs in community corrections, mental health, substance abuse, welfare-to-work and housing.

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