The Clinical assistant will function as a team member of the Mid Coast Medical Group and will facilitate the goals of this office which are:
To deliver quality patient care which includes maintaining strict patient confidentiality.
To present a positive and respectful attitude to the patient and community for Mid Coast Medical Group and Mid Coast Hospital.
To operate efficiently and ensure prudent use of resources.
Managing patient flow and physician time management.
Assisting the physician and carrying out their instructions.
Carrying out instructions of the Team Lead RN or Practice Manager.
Communicating with patients to assure the efficient flow of information regarding their care.
Completes Medical Assistant CBO Tool.
Managing patient flow by escorting patients to exam rooms, taking vital signs and highlighting the reason for the visit for the physician, always keeping in mind to make the most of the physician's time.
Verifying all information needed for the visit is in the patient chart prior to appointment.
Process medication refills as ordered by physician.
Maintaining exam rooms including thorough cleaning and stocking.
Processing lab work and documenting test results.
Assisting physician when necessary and documenting in chart as necessary.
Cleaning and sterilizing instruments according to OSHA standards.
Ordering medical supplies, pharmaceutical supplies, and other paper products as needed.
Assisting physician with office procedures according to OSHA standards.
Returning patient calls in a timely manner.
Completing facility charge grid and super bill to ensure proper charges for the visit.
Attending monthly staff meetings.
Attending seminars and training as needed.
Completing mandatory education.
Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant Program (medication administration must be component of the program)
Receive Medical Assistant certification within one (1) year of hire date
Maintain certification including recertification every 5 years (as required by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)