Trinity Health Medical Assisant- Certified, Oconee Heart on Sunset in Athens, Georgia

This Certified Medical Assistant position is for Oconee Heart and Vascular Center's Sunset Drive in Athens, Georgia. Under the general supervision of the Office Manager, Director, and Medical Director, the Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The Medical Assistant assumes responsibility for conducting vital signs, EKGs, and patient teaching adhering to quality standards. This position is responsible for filling out orders under the direction of the physician and obtaining his signature for such. The Medical Assistant collects and documents appropriately in medical records and other clinic documentation, enters data into clinic databases, greets patients and responds to inquiries from fellow employees, physicians and patients. The Medical Assistant may also be required to travel to and from the satellite clinics in outlying counties two days per week and may be the only staff member working with the physician at the satellite clinic. The MA is responsible for making sure the patient charts are in order, greeting and checking in the patients, answering the phone and addressing the caller’s needs. Takes the patient back, obtaining weight and vital signs, recording medications, allergies and family physician in the patient chart. Arranging any follow up testing or procedure ordered by physician. The MA at times may be asked to work in different areas of the practice depending on need.

Medical Assistant certification required. AAMA, NCCT, NHA or NCCA currently accepted, others must be reviewed and approved by medical group director. BLS certification required within 3 months of employment. High School Graduate or GED equivalent. Successful completion of Medical Assisting certificate/diploma program or equivalent experience that qualified for certification exam. Physician Office experience required but Internship from Certified program may be accepted in lieu of depending on setting.

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Job Number: 00112936

Location: Athens, GA

Organization Name: St. Mary's Healthcare Systems

Facility: SMAGA - St. Mary's Health Care System

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40