Medical Office Assistant Cardiac Center SCH

    Catholic Health System
    Buffalo, NY
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $12.40 - $16.44

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Facility: Sisters of Charity Hospital

    Status: Full Time

    Work Schedule: Days and Evenings

    Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

    Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

    Hours: Monday-Friday 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, Saturday as needed based on the need of the department.

    Shift: Shift 1:

    FTE: 1.000000:

    Summary:


    The medical office assistant provides assistance to providers in preparing for patient examinations and clinical procedures. Preparation for patient exams and clinical procedures include acquiring the patient's weight, blood pressure, heart rate and EKG to give to the provider for their review. The Medical Office Assistant will also be responsible for providing all support functions to include scheduling, registration/receptionist services for the Cardiology Clinic.

    Responsibilities:


    EDUCATION
    • Associate's Degree as a Medical Assistant, or completed an equivalent training program required
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. required
    • Credential as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred
    EXPERIENCE
    • One (1) year secretarial/receptionist experience in a hospital, primary care clinic or physician's office required. If there are no applicants with one year of experience, the Hospital will then consider applicants who possess working knowledge of medical terminology, basic patient care and medical office practice and procedures acquired through a school program required.
    • Two (2) year of experience in a medical office setting as a Medical Office Assistant preferred.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
    • Answer telephones
    • Compile statistics
    • Compose letters/memorandums
    • Establish filing systems
    • Input data into computer programs
    • Maintain filing systems
    • Maintain logs
    • Proofread documents
    • Research information
    • Schedule appointments
    • Knowledge of basic patient care and medical office practice and procedures.
    • Schedules appointments
    • Input data into computer programs
    • Maintain patient charts
    • Computer equipment
    • Diagnostic equipment
    • Fax
    • Performs EKGs for provider to interpret
    • Obtain, communicate and record Vitals (Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Weight) in EMR
    • Personal computer
    • Photocopier
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
    • May be exposed to toxic chemicals (i.e. photocopier)
    • Subject to many interruptions, varying and unpredictable situations
    • Increased pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
    • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
    • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
    • Handles emergency or crisis situations, absent replacement on short notice
    • May perform emergency care
    • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
    • Flexibility in scheduled working hours/days to meet needs of department
    • Days and hours may change to meet the needs of the position
    Posting ID: 552784914Posted: 2020-05-21