Medical Assistant (MA/CMA)
Company: California Foot & Ankle Centers
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Position: Medical Assistant (Podiatry)
Location: Davis, CA (and other NoCal locations)
Schedule: Full-Time and Part-Time positions
Salary: Competitive Salary & Bonus Program
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, EAP, 401(k), FSA, Costco, AAA, etc.
With a growing network of locations, California Foot & Ankle Centers (CALFAC) provides comprehensive podiatric care and surgery, including advanced wound care and amputation-prevention therapies, lower extremity peripheral nerve surgery, vascular medicine, and reconstructive surgery.
We have been serving patients in Northern California for over 60 years, building a loyal patient base keeping our clinic locations busy with little to no marketing during that time. Our highly-competent doctors and medical staff all believe in giving a caring approach to each patient, as well as our utilizing the most modern technology available. Further, we conduct clinical trials and podiatric research at all of our locations.
As a part of our team, you will be welcome in working with us for years to come as we do good work in our communities. We value team building, and our staff oftimes engages in after work activities in order to build relationships and play an essential role in our community.
A Medical Assistant is essentially a technical assistant to the doctor or other clinicians. Duties include setting up the exam or procedure room in advance of a patient visit, with the proper supplies, instruments, and equipment. The Scribe will also take notes during the patient's visit, and assist with the charting and coding. Documentation will be using our EHR system, EPIC.
As a Medical Assistant, you will partner with the doctors and other clinicians to provide a high level of efficient patient care, while always presenting a caring and professional experience for the patients.
Prepare and assemble medical record documentation/charts for doctors and other clinicians
Set up the exam or procedure room in advance of a patient visit, with the proper supplies, instruments, and equipment
With the doctor or other clinician during the patient visit, capture and transcribe medical record documentation utilizing electronic medical record applications
Update patient history, physical exam, and other pertinent health information in the patient
Prepare and send all documentation to doctor for review and approval via authentication of detailed data entry and facility-specific procedures
Monitor the duration of basic lab results and screening procedures
Accompany the clinician into patient examination rooms in order to transcribe the patient's history, physical exam findings, consultations, labs, X-rays, and other evaluations, as stated by the provider, directly into the medical record
Prepare plans for follow-up care, as directed by the provider
Assist with check-in, check-out, and follow-up procedures and documentation
Provide advanced support to providers, including documenting phone calls, alerting the physician with labs/radiology reports are complete, getting and inserting emails and faxes, etc.
Comply with all hospital, medical facility, and office policies, including those relating to HIPAA
Perform other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned
All other duties and special projects, as assigned
Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy a plus
Skilled in operating various medical record software and hardware, word-processing, and database software programs
Ability to efficiently type using computer laptops or tablets.
Must have a passion for medicine and a desire to grow
Must be adaptable and be willing to take constructive criticism
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work in fast-paced environment
Ability to move about and follow a healthcare provider for extended periods of time
Ability to read, write, comprehend through listening, and speak fluent English
Spanish is a big plus (conversationally fluent)
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Ability to operate a computer and/or laptop through proficient typing, clicking, and viewing a monitor for extended periods
Must have a computer or access to a computer for virtual/online training
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Time management and task completion skills
Strong organizational skills
Microsoft Office, and other office software
Strong typing skills and administrative writing skills
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Position: Medical Assistant (Podiatry)
Keywords: California Foot & Ankle Centers, Davis , Medical Assistant (MA/CMA), Healthcare , Davis, California
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