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Thomas Jefferson Univ Medical Assistant Certified in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Certified Medical Assistant assists physicians as they assess, examine and treat patients and updates electronic medical record (EMR)..and.nbsp; Responsibilities include patient flow management, and assists with medical and/or minor surgical procedures and tests on patients. Tests may include EKG.and.#39;s, phlebotomy, pap smears, hearing and vision testing and other preventative health maintenance checks. Acts as the liaison to physicians to assure patient satisfaction with their visit..and.nbsp; In addition, maintains and orders the clinical and non-clinical supplies for their area..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Escorts patients to exam rooms and ensures proper identification by confirming name, and date of birth..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Performs and documents vital signs, clinical care quality measures, and medical history information..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Directly assists physicians in the performance of medical/surgical procedures as directed..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Remains proficient and knowledgeable regarding the use and documentation requirements within information technology systems within established scope of practice..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Adheres to HIPAA privacy and security requirements..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the iSCORE values of Jefferson..and.nbsp;OTHER FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES:.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Triages all incoming calls.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Facilitates record review, chart preparation, medication prior authorizations, for requests, maintains provide outpatient office scheduled, and schedules new and established appointments..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Answers patient.and.#39;s questions regarding coordination of care.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Transmits messages and charts to physicians in a timely manner in accordance with office protocols and HIPAA. Knowledge of policies and procedures applicable to assigned duties..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Knowledge of policies and procedure applicable to assigned duties. Uses sound judgment and is aware of potential hazards before taking action. Promptly reports errors/events or situations of actual or potential harm. Understands emergency procedures and can demonstrate appropriate response..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; - Responsible for clinical and clinical administrative duties as outlined in the specific grant goals and objectives.High School graduate or GED equivalent is required. Successful completion of an approved medical assistants program..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Medical Assistant certification is required.A minimum of one year of experience as a medical assistant in an outpatient setting is.and.nbsp; required. Prefer three or more years of experience in a physician office, hospital or ambulatory care facility as a Certified Medical Assistant..and.nbsp;Must have a pleasant personality and experience dealing with the public and patients with special needs. Ability to work under pressure with a positive attitude and ability to organize information for quick retrieval is required. Computer skills, medical terminology, and experience with office assessments necessary.Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellenc