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Health Center Assistant
Currently looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to fill an opening in Providence, RI. Interested candidates should have a Medical Assistant Certificate with knowledge of the goals and objectives of the patient care management plan.
Responsibilities of the Health Center Assistant
Assist MDs/NPs/RNs caring for patients (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) including but not limited to taking/recording vital signs/height/weight/ operating EKG machine, conducting lab tests, preparing patients for examination, preparing work areas, applying simple dressings (aseptic techniques), recording patient related procedures/tests in patients charts.
Answer and reroute incoming telephone calls, schedule patients using automated appointment scheduling process, interview incoming patients verifying identity, maintain provider appointment schedules, verify financial/insurance information, soliciting, collect payments for services, and recording required data.
Pull/Sort/File medical records; insert patient related material as required; maintain separate logs/records of medical files; type/file supporting records.
Provide general clerical support throughout the organization as needed including filing, answering/rerouting calls, preparing data reports, compiling statistics.
Work with all members of the Health Care Team towards achieving coordinated patient centered care.
Maintain patient confidentiality at all levels of interaction.
Requirements of the Health Center Assistant
Medical Assistant Certificate
Basic Life Support/CPR certification required
Ability to perform responsibilities across life cycle (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) required
Demonstrates knowledge of the goals and objectives of patient care management plan
Clear diction and unhampered conversational skills for conversing with a multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual patient community is essential
Computer literacy required
Familiarity with Physician Computer Network preferred but not required
Ability to speak both Spanish and English fluently, as well as read, comprehend and write both languages, is preferred
Availability to work a flexible schedule, as needed
Compensation for the Health Center Assistant