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MEDICAL ASSISTANT I

Jayhawk Primary Care - Creekwood - Gladstone, MO
Full Time 8a-5 Days High School/GED I am at least 18 years of age I am authorized to work in the United States I meet the job requirements as described
Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our health system; they are our most important strength. The health system offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Medical Assistant I

Responsibilities:
· Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
· Accurately schedules radiology tests; obtains films and reports; and prepares laboratory specimens according to policy.
· Assists physicians and/or nurses with special procedures and examinations as defined on competency checklist.
· Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care; may record elements of the patient history for clinical staff review.
· Electronically submits, calls and/or faxes in prescriptions and refills to outpatient pharmacies
· Ensures data collected for completed procedures is recorded on appropriate forms and in medical records
· Maintains medical records; ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record; distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies and processes forms related to medical charts.
· Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and ensures par levels of supplies are maintained; checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks.
· Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre-certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges.
· Performs simple procedures as directed by the nurse or physician and as defined on the competency checklist.
· Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record

Requirements:
· High School Diploma or equivalent required
· Graduate of an accredited medical Assistant Program OR at least 3 years of Medical Assistant job experience required
· BLS Certification required
· Previous medical office experience preferred


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