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Medical Assistant- Faith Family Health

Company: Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians,Inc
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians is seeking a Medical Assistant to join our -Faith Family Health office in Columbus, OH! As a Medical Assistant for COPC you are joining a team that strives to be the best for Primary Care. You will be leading the nation with a system that supports the entire care of each COPC patient. A model we believe is THE BEST FOR PRIMARY CARE! This position is responsible for providing administrative and clinical support to ensure efficient delivery of primary health care and creating a positive patient experience. This role will be full-time, Monday - Thursday 8a-5p.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Work closely with the clinical care team to deliver the best care for our patients.
  • Foster a climate allowing for direct communication between the care team, patient/caregiver and appropriate care providers to optimize outcomes.
  • Collaborate with other care team members to address gaps in care (chart prep). -
  • Promote and facilitate improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, as well as efficient use of resources.
  • Act as a patient advocate to ensure highest quality of care for our patients.
  • Set-up medical equipment and perform related tests as applicable, administer injections, and perform routine specimen collection and point of care tests.
  • Responsible for vaccine administration as directed.
  • Interview patients regarding medical concerns and obtain medical history.
  • Measure and record vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height and weight in patients' EHR.
  • Responsible for blood draws and specimen processing.
  • Assist in performing routine medical procedures as requested.
  • Prepare patients and treatment rooms for exams. Drape patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
  • Review physician orders and lab requests and follows up as needed. Call in prescriptions/order refills as approved and directed.
  • Communicate test results to patients as directed.
  • Assist in patient education with related educational tools, periodicals, flyers, and handouts.
  • Assist with applicable forms and patient paperwork (not limited to processing of referrals, prior authorizations or pre-certifications, etc.).
  • Respond to patient phone calls, as appropriate.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area. Maintain patient confidentiality in alignment with HIPAA regulation.
  • Attend meetings and participate in classroom activities as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

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    QUALIFICATIONS:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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    Education, Licensures & Certifications

    • Required: High School diploma or equivalent
    • Required: Graduate of a Medical Assistant program
    • Preferred: MA certification

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      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

      • Self-disciplined, energetic, passionate, and innovative
      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and other external parties in a courteous and friendly manner
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
      • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations -
      • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures -
      • Ability to communicate clearly and document efficiently in EHR
      • Knowledge in vaccine administration, storage, handling and documentation
      • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology
      • Knowledge of patient care and examination procedures
      • Knowledge of using medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care -
      • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment -
      • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications, as directed -
      • Skill in taking vital signs -
      • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public
      • Customer service skills; social perceptiveness and service oriented
      • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

Keywords: Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians,Inc, Columbus , Medical Assistant- Faith Family Health, Healthcare , Columbus, Ohio

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