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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Company: MD Clinics LLC
Location: Minden
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionRole and Responsibilities (Duties include, but are not limited to the following) ยท

  • Responsible for answering the phones and relaying messages, as necessary
  • Schedule diagnostic test, such as, imaging, biopsies, labs, and follow-up appointments
  • Required to pull imaging, scans, and hospital data from other hospitals
  • Required to maintain OncoEMR schedules daily
  • Required to collate all lab results from various clinics to streamline patient medical records and display necessary results for physician review
  • Responsible for pre-authorizations on all medical procedures and diagnostics, where required (e.g., PICC Line, Echo, imaging, PFT, etc.)
  • Responsible for patient demographics, data entry, insurance verification and demographics collection, as well as relaying messages and other important information to staff and physicians onsite
  • Updates OncoEMR for all patients and manage "no shows" while confirming all the relevant information related to medications, recent medical events, hospital visits, and hospital admissions
  • Specialist must at all times safeguard and protect the patient's right to privacy by ensuring that only authorized individuals have access to the patient's medical information and that all releases of information are in compliance with the request, authorization, company policy, HIPAA regulations, and state/federal regulations as it relates to operation
  • Applicant must also have experience with completion of forms such as disability, FMLA, attending physician statements, cancer policies, etc.
  • Must be willing to travel to other office locations when needed. Qualifications and Education Requirements
    • Certification in medical assistance accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    • US Healthcare federal compliance certifications (e.g., HIPAA compliant)Preferred Skills & Experience Minimum of one-year experience in medical office environment. Oncology clinic a plus
      • Knowledge of medical technology and techniques including knowing how to conduct necessary medical tests and educational techniques in instruction of patients
      • Proper spelling of medical terms and medications, with a general understanding of billing and coding
      • Medical insurance background required
      • Knowledge of organization policies, procedures, systems, and health care administration practices
      • Advanced computer skills. Knowledge of computer systems and pharmacy applications (Pharmaserv, EPIC, Cardinal Health, OncoEMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.)
      • Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports, and correspondence.
      • Ability to work professionally and effectively with staff, patients, public, external agencies
      • Ability to exercise proactivity with initiative, problem solving, decision-making.

Keywords: MD Clinics LLC, Shreveport , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Minden, Louisiana

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