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If you are looking for a part-time career then apply for the Part-Time Certified Medical Assistant. The new position is open in the Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 at Vanguard Medical Group PA local office. Check out the details below.
Job: Part-Time Certified Medical Assistant
Company: Vanguard Medical Group PA
Location: Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Medical Assistants at Vanguard are responsible for assisting with direct patient care, assisting the reception team with front desk duties, assisting the providers with various in-office procedures, as well as performing any necessary in-office testing.
Prepares patient for examination or treatment and arranges exam room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
Verify patient information, review and/or record medical history, take vital signs and confirm the purpose of visit.
Assist providers with patient care and prepare laboratory specimens; perform basic laboratory tests on the premises (as appropriate); dispose of contaminated supplies; sterilize medical instruments; administer medications on the premises; authorize drug refills as directed; telephone prescriptions to pharmacies; draw blood; prepare patients for x-rays; take electrocardiograms; remove sutures; change dressings.
Educate patients by providing medication and diet information and answering questions.
Update medical records by recording patient examination, treatment information plans, and test results.
Answer patient questions on referrals and initiate referral process with patients and specialists.
Record billing information of services rendered; complete insurance forms; respond to insurance and other third-party inquiries.
Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Keep equipment in good condition, troubleshoots breakdowns; maintain supplies; perform preventive maintenance and calls for repairs.
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
Perform all other clinical duties as assigned by Vanguard Medical Group.
High school diploma or equivalent
Degree from an accredited Medical Assistant Program
Must have a current/active CMA, CCMA, or RMA certification or able to obtain within 90 days from date of hire
1-2 years experience in a medical office or healthcare setting preferred
Working knowledge of an EMR preferred
Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills