Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce, 17 West Fort Williams, Sylacauga, Alabama 35150, Phone 256-249-0308, Fax 256-249-0315
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Certified Medical Assistant

Job Description

Job_Description: Minimum Qualifications:  Current certification for a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant or equivalent.  Valid Drivers' License with safe driving history and liability insurance. Must be 23 years or older. 


Essential Functions:

1.Greets all patients in a professional and welcoming manner. 2. Assists with the completion of the assessment process of patients including but not limited to the following:  height/weight, vital signs, and current medications for infoscriber. 3. Administers injections, observing the Six Rights of medication administration.  4. Communicates effectively with the physician/CRNP regarding the consumer's physical and mental condition.  5. Interfaces with the multi-disciplinary team. 6. Reports laboratory results to the physician/Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. 7. Responds to patient phone calls in a timely and appropriate manner. 8. Calls in prescriptions as directed by authorized prescribers. 9. Facilitates PA's for prescriptions. 10. Updates patient medical records as needed.  11. Assists in arranging hospital admissions and laboratory services.  12. May assist in collecting and preparing laboratory specimens. 13. May assist instructing patients about medication and special diets. 14. Authorizes prescription refills as directed. 15. Provides emergency care as needed (CPR, MindSet, etc.) according to the AltaPointe Policy and procedures. 16.  Demonstrates the ability to recognized the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation. 17. Effectively  demonstrates the application of MA competencies. 18. Ensures all releases are obtained and scanned into P.O.S. timely and accurately. 19. Accurately populates all fields as related to the admission process in the Avatar system as related to the patient's insurance and guarantor rankings. 20. Researches all patients that present with no insurance through Medicaid and Medicare eligibility sites. 21. Verifies all insurance eligibility and enters accurate information into Avatar. 22.  Accurately collects "out-of-pocket" costs (i.e. co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance). 23. Balances out cash box/drawer accurately (daily) and prepares deposit. 24. Makes copies, faxes documents and performs other related clerical duties as needed. 25. Adheres to a professional code of ethics and all 5 Star Customer Service Guidelines when dealing with Practice Manager, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner/Physician, Team Leader, co-workers and patients.  26. Distributes prescriptions from the doctor/Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner/PA to the consumer. 27. Assists with the patient assistance pharmacy forms as needed, which includes communicating with the consumer regarding proof of income. 28. Completes admissions, discharges and transfers as needed. 29. Coordinates appropriate services for consumers in crisis.  30. Distributes Daily DSR reports. 31. Performs relief for other staff members. 32. Assists with and works with all organization personnel involved with any aspect of release of protected health information to ensure full coordination and cooperation under the organizations' policies and procedures. 


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