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Medical Assistant

Company: Mednax
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Medical Assistant performs both clinical and administrative duties. The Medical Assistant supports patient care by taking medical histories and recording vital signs of patients as well as administrative duties such as requesting and updating patient medical records, filing and preparing correspondence for patients or members of the healthcare team.ResponsibilitiesGreet and escort patient to exam room, gather patient history, measure vital signs and document all information in patient medical chart.Assists physicians in preparing and conducting office procedures.Give instructions to patients as directed by physician, advanced practitioner or nursing staff.Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.Ensure exam rooms are clean and stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments and prepare sterilization as required.Screens telephone calls for referrals to nurse or physician.Triage and process messages from patients, front office staff, referring physicians and pharmacies to physicians.Maintains patient files, records and other information.Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records as requested.Maintains patient confidentiality.Communicates effectively and courteously with and demonstrates a caring attitude toward patients and family.Treats all patients and their families with dignity and respect.Follows universal precautions, OSHA standards and HIPAA regulations.Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.Performs other assigned duties as directed.QualificationsEducation Level: Diploma from an accredited program for Medical Assistants required. MA Certification preferred.Experience Years: 1+ years' experience in office based setting preferred.Experience Industry: HealthcareExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.Maintain CPR certification.Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents:Health Insurance including prescription drugsDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort- and Long-Term disability optionsEmployee stock purchase program - 15% discount*401k with company match**Long Term Care (LTC)Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plansIdentity ProtectionEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit** Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and overAbout Us!Mednax, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as Pediatrix - Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient -. We invite you to join the Pediatrix family and help shape the future of health care.Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Mednax, Long Beach , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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