Medical Assistant
at SideKick

Date Posted: 1/6/2019

Job Description

Order Type : Direct Hire

Direct hire position with benefits located in the 34243 area of Sarasota. Client may pay more for the right experience. Candidates must have recent experience in a similar role in order to be considered.

Job Title: Medical Assistant

Reports to: Clinic Office Manager and Clinic Medical Director

Job Summary:

Essential duties included providing excellent customer/patient services via telephone and in person. Required core competencies: clinical competence, medical professionalism, improving access to high-quality health care by providing care with respect, compassion and Integrity.

Under general direction from the clinic office manager and the director of the clinic and clinical trials, evaluates and manages the care and education of patients as well as performs assessments of patients both clinic and clinical trials per standard operating procedures.

Maintains HIPPA compliance while obtaining necessary information for billing purposes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Trials

Patient Services:

• Follows proper procedure for patient visit

o Prior preparation for patient visit as required

o Welcomes patients and ensures correct paperwork has been received

o Perform and grade patient psychometric services as scheduled:

? MoCA

? MMSE

? R-Bans

? Additional testing as trained and required

o Phlebotomy

o EKG

Administrative:

o Serves as back up for clinical trials billing and collections

o Ensures timely adherence to protocol requirements as put forth by Trials SOP and IRB.

o Supports clinical trial staff with data entry as requested

Clinical Practice

Patient Services:

• Follows proper procedure for patient visit preparation

o Review of patient chart prior to visit – via physical and electronic copies

o Responsible for daily and weekly review of clinic schedule to determine job priorities and needs

• Follows proper procedure for patient’s services

o Medical Assistant will be alerted to patient arrival from the Clinical Front Office Assistant by the placement of patient chart outside of designated exam room

? Completes Electronic Clinical Documentation as required and necessary

o Informs physician that patient is ready to be seen

? Provides updated chart and verbal review of new issues / items reviewed with patient

o Assists physician with examinations and procedures as requested by physician

o Phlebotomy as requested

• Additional Patient Services

o Calls in and/or updates information on prescription refill requests to ensure patient is being seen on regular basis

o Works with patients, returning calls within 24 hours, ensure receipt of medications, authorizations and/or required paperwork.

o Assists in the completion of disability paperwork needed by patient.

Office Support:

• Basic knowledge covering front desk, should the clinic be short on personnel.

Qualifications:

• Ability to maintain discretion and confidence while performing job functions

• Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

• Demonstrated ability to work independently or with a team to organize and establish job priorities to meet deadlines and shifting priorities

• Three years + of relevant work experience

• Two years of recent clinical medical assistance experience, preferably in neurology

• Working knowledge of sterile technique

• Phlebotomy Certificate preferred

• High attention to detail

• High level of organization

• Proficiency with computers and electronic clinical documentation

• Superior customer skills

• Maintain and manage time effectively

Physical requirements

• Must be able to bend, twist and have finger dexterity

• Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

Position: Direct Hire

Pay Range: $16.00-$17.00 per hour

Business hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM

(option to work through 30 minute lunch-leave at 4:30PM)

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Sarasota
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/6/2019

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