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Medical Assistant in Holyoke, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Holyoke, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2020
  • Job ID:
    365807

Job Description


Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance.
  • Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, and confirming purpose of visit.
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; and reporting patient history summary.
  • Saves doctors' time by helping with office procedures.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; and keeping patient information confidential.
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about surgery.
  • Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; and preparing charts and pre-admission and consent forms.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
  • Serves and protects the practice by adhering to professional standards; facility policies and procedures; and federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


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Medical Assistant Qualifications/Skills:

  • Supply management
  • Verbal communication
  • Infection control
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Organization
  • Scheduling
  • Professionalism
  • Customer focus
  • Confidentiality
  • Bedside manner
  • Medical teamwork


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1+ years in a medical office
  • Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology
  • Previous experience in specific medical field preferred