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Certified Medical Assistant / Scheduler - Physician Practice

Job ID: 115612
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The CMA interviews patients to initiate, schedule and perform care and plays key roles in the care provided, up to and including specimen collection and delivery of test results.


Responsibilities:
• Communicates with patients and clinical staff to coordinate and schedule clinical visits across a wide range of clinical resources.
• Reviews and interprets incoming clinical orders delivered by phone and fax. Inputs orders into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) scheduling system. Reviews automated work queues to guide and prioritize outreach.
• Interviews patients to collect and document history of present illness (HPI), medication reconciliation, history of allergies. Interviews patients to obtain and input patient’s history, demographic, and insurance details into EMR scheduling system. Reviews records for accuracy.
• Performs vital sign measurement and any standard testing per clinic procedures
• Coordinates and performs follow-on procedures as directed by a provider, including but not limited to onsite testing, specimen collection, and wound care.
• Assists with provider-performed procedures such as suture application or splints. Collects and prepares testing specimens as needed for transport to offsite laboratory. Documents care into electronic medical recordkeeping system (EMR). Ensures completion of necessary documentation and forms.
• Communicates with patients in a timely and effective manner regarding their care. Notifies patients of test and lab results. Patiently and clearly explains practice policies and procedures using cultural competency and active listening.
• Maintains and monitors consumable supplies and medications for effective ongoing clinical operations. Promotes a safe, clean and secure clinical environment for all, including the application of standard precautions and principles of infection control.

PARDEE


Other information:
Required:
• Must hold Current Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA CMA, AMT RMA, NHA CCMA or NCCT NCMA).
• BLS certification
• Position will require the ability to lift supplies and equipment regularly and navigate clinical area actively throughout work.
Preferred:
• Prior work experience in a clinical setting.
• Working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding.
• Experience scheduling clinical resources such as radiology exams
• Experience or education in medical terminology



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Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Breast Center

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEECANCR

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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