Medical Assistant with experience (Elmhurst)

4150 78th Street, Ste 102/103 near Woodside

(google map)

compensation: TBD
employment type: full-time

Full Time Medical Assistant needed

Must have two years experience

Must have knowledge and skill in verifying insurance and obtaining prior authorizations for medications and radiology studies

Looking for an efficient and skilled individual who can handle prior authorizations

Must have command of the English language - both written and verbal

Must be Bi--lingual - Spanish

Must already know how to use EClinicalworks (ECW) at an advanced level

Must be comfortable with all ages - infants, children, adults - we are a family practice.

Must be able to work evening (close at 7 pm - Monday-Thursday) and weekends (Friday and Saturday open until 3 pm). More details at time of interview.

Answers telephone calls and/or telephone messages, assesses level of priority/urgency, and re-routes or addresses the messages accordingly

Organizes patient flow and assist in the clinical back and front office as needed.

Including phlebotomy, ear irrigation procedures, and other Standing Orders.

Performs and verifies pre-certification for procedures and outgoing referrals as necessary.

Performs appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic, patient documents/photos, and insurance information.

Maintains, adjusts and confirms patient office schedule.

Checks, verifies, and updates insurance information utilizing internal or web sources

Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving patient medical records, obtaining lab/x-ray reports/hospital notes, referral information, completing forms and requisitions as needed, and drafting work/school letters for patients

Scans and attaches patient documents to the medical record while assessing level of priority/urgency

Cash collection and reconciling patient accounts

Enforces and upholds compliance with HIPAA and infection control standards set forward by OSHA

Enforces and upholds compliance with PCMH as set forward by NCQA.

Performs unhealthy behavioral health assessments including: AUDIT-C, PHQ2, PHQ9 and Tobacco screening.

Provides patient education for smoking-cessation, diabetes, cholesterol, mammograms, etc

Ensure immunizations are being electronically transmitted to the citywide immunization registry

Assist in recalling patients who may have missed an appointment, abnormal lab results, and/or are missing chronic/preventive care services

Provides patient education for smoking-cessation, diabetes, cholesterol, mammograms, etc.

Participates in daily team huddles to discuss patients scheduled

Update community resource list on a regular basis to ensure info is up-to-date for distribution to self-pay/under-insured patients (otherwise known as our vulnerable population)

Maintain hospitalization/ER logs

Performs unhealthy behavioral health assessments including: AUDIT-C, PHQ2, PHQ9 and Tobacco screening.

Assists in creating and scheduling outgoing referrals to specialists for patients

Requests prior authorizations for medications and outgoing referrals

Addresses incoming faxes, and attaches documents to the patient medical record for review by the physician

Vaccine Management:
Oversees the maintenance of the vaccine inventory, duties include: generating reports on vaccine inventory, ordering vaccines, and entering new vaccine shipments into eClinicalWorks

Temperature log for vaccine refrigerator(s)

Recalls children and adolescents who are missing vaccinations

Creates and updates patient forms and templates for clinic use

Light cleaning duties, and maintains office supplies, stationary, and medical forms

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Other duties as assigned by the physician
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post id: 6973692562



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