Christiana Care is looking for a full time Medical Assistant to join their growing team in Rehoboth Beach, DE!
This is a unique role where you would be doing practice visits and as well as going out into the community and doing home visits.
This position is responsible for assisting providers in the examination and treatment of patients. To deliver quality patient care and to perform other clinical and clerical duties within the practice.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient vitals
Supports and participate in telehealth (video) visits
Performs point of care testing, injections, and EKGs
Assist providers with examinations/procedures
Prepares exam/treatment rooms with necessary supplies and equipment
Completes necessary patient-specific paperwork and screenings
Ensures EMR is up to date with all pertinent test results in preparation for next visit
Handles patient call backs relaying information per the direction of provider
As per state guidelines, performs sterilization of medical equipment
Handles prior authorizations, referrals, and medical refills
Schedules tests, procedures and surgeries.
Performs quality control on all POCT (point of care testing) and equipment
Provides documentation assistance for providers during examinations and procedures
Perform clerical and administrative duties
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Graduate or Equivalent
A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge to take and record vital signs
Knowledge of medical terminology
Knowledge of managed care insurance
Knowledge of current ICD and CPT coding requirements
Knowledge of referral and authorization process
Knowledge of computer software and telehealth (video) visits
Ability to assist providers with examinations and procedures
Ability to administer immunizations to all age groups
Ability to organize and complete various tasks simultaneously
Ability to apply good oral and written communication skills
Ability to act independently within the established procedures and protocols
Ability to maintain employee and patient confidentiality
Travel between practices and patient homes, as needed
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.