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Certified Medical Assistant - Greater Middle Georg

Company: River Edge
Location: Macon
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCertified Medical Assistant - Greater Middle Georgia AreaAbout River Edge Behavioral HealthServing more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provides state-of-the-art treatment and support services for more than 13,000 children, youth, families and adults annually, who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities.As a Certified Medical Assistant with River Edge, you will perform a variety of duties in an outpatient office setting. You will need previous experience working in a medical or behavioral health practice setting. You should demonstrate attention to detail, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. if you are looking to be in an environment that fosters growth and cutting-edge technology, this is the position for you!Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcomes clients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone
  • Answering or referring inquiries about services or processes
  • Prepares clients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room
  • Maintaining examining room and lab area supplies and equipment
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping client care information confidential
  • Assists in obtaining prior authorizations for medications, enrolling individuals in patient assistance programs, and helping refer to medication assistance programs as needed to ensure clients can afford cost of medications
  • Supports client care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations, disposing of contaminated supplies, and sterilizing medical instruments
  • Coordinating care and communicating with primary care providers
  • Educates and answers client questions by providing medication and diet information and care instructions
  • Completes appropriate client documentation in electronic medical record
  • Keeps office and lab equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing set standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
  • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, ASO, DBHDD, and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standards
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations, etc.
  • Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishmentsQualifications
    • Fully COVID Vaccinated
    • Certified Medical Assistant
    • Excellent
    • Communication skills for understanding provider or supervisor instructions and for accurately documenting client medical information
    • Ability to effectively communicate with client population and staff while demonstrating a high degree of diplomacy and tact
    • Competent computer, copier, fax, and phone skills
    • Demonstrate flexibility in regards to job duties and assignments
    • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a high-stress and fast-moving environment
    • Working knowledge of universal precautions and demonstrates professionalism at all times
    • Possess a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure according to the general standards set forth by HIPPA.This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring agency. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment. Therefore, we require full vaccination of all employees. Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight COVID-19.

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Keywords: River Edge, Macon , Certified Medical Assistant - Greater Middle Georg, Healthcare , Macon, Georgia

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