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Medical Assistant

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Responsibilities:The Medical Assistant performs both clinical and administrative duties that directly support efficient clinic flow, effective and safe clinic operations, and excellent patient experience. The Medical Assistant supports patient care by taking medical histories, accurately capturing and documenting patient vital signs, requesting and updating patient medical records, filing communicating with patients, and providing documentation for patients or members of the healthcare team while maintaining patient confidentiality at all times. The Medical Assistant's primary responsibilities may vary based on state regulations.Answer Patient phone calls and questions in a call center type setting.Greet and escort patient to exam room, gather patient history, take and record vital signs, prepare patient for examination and document all information in patient medical record.Support delivery of high-quality patient experience through excellent customer service and communication with patients, families and other care providers while ensuring a safe patient care environment.Provide assistance to physician and/or advanced practice provider in preparing and conducting medical exams and office procedures under direct guidance and supervision of physician and advance practice provider. .Perform applicable medical procedures collect, and prepare laboratory specimens, administer injections/immunizations, and perform venipuncture, as allowed by state regulations.Communicate information and instructions to patients as directed by physician, advanced practice provider, or nursing staff and ensure patients understanding of the information.Assist with scheduling of tests, treatments, and follow-up appointments, and communicate teste results to patients.Ensure exam rooms are clean and stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, and prepare sterilization as required.Respond to calls and requests for referrals and appointments, triage and process messages, and requestes from patients, clinic staff, referring physicians and pharmacies. Maintains patient files, records, and other information.Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education Level: Diploma from an accredited program for Medical Assistants required. MA certification required; if not currently certified, certification must be obtained within 6 months to 1 year dependent on state requirements.Experience Years: 1+ years experience in office based setting preferred.Experience Industry: HealthcareCPR certification requiredMust have the ability to follow universal precautions,Ability to maintain OSHA standards and HIPAA regulations.1 Year of OB/GYN Office experience is preferred.Benefits and Compensation:Benefits for Full Time employees and qualified dependents:Medical, Dental, Vision InsuranceProgyny Fertility BenefitsTeladoc Health and Second Opinion Services401(K) Thrift Program & Sharing Plan**Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) 15% discount*Basic Employee; Spouse; Child Life InsuranceAccidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)Employee Optional Life and AD&DShort & Long Term DisabilityPre-Tax Health Savings Accounts (HSA)Employee and Dependent Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Parental Leave BenefitSick Pay BankEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Group Aflac PoliciesIdentity Theft ProtectionEmployee Charitable FundCare.comContinuing Education AssistanceVarious Discount Programs*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit**Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees aged 21 and overThe expected pay for the position ranges from $16.11 - $27.88 per hour. The actual pay range will be computed based on years of relevant experience.About Us:Pediatrix Medical Group is one of the nations leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix has grown from a single neonatology practice to a national, multispecialty medical group. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. The groups high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: www.pediatrix.com/careers.#PedMAPediatrix 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.by Jobble

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

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