Administrative Medical Assistant (Floating)

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Job ID: 59563
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Towson, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-4:30p
Job Facility: UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Summary
The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Group
 is a growing network of physicians who are affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center. The group includes primary care physicians (internists, family practitioners, OB/GYNs), specialists and surgeons with offices in communities throughout the Greater Baltimore region.

Many of the area’s most respected primary care and specialty practices have joined to take advantage of the remarkable resources, expertise and convenience of St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The renowned physicians and specialists. The recognized centers of excellence in cancer, cardiac care, women and children, and orthopedics. The world-class care with community-based caring.

The Administrative Medical Assistant (floating) provides both clinical and non-clinical administrative support to various medical practices. Will provide assistance to physicians in pulling and maintain charts, taking vitals and patient histories and performing other basic medical procedures. Will also general clerical and front desk support. The position is floating, so the individual will travel to various offices to provide support.

  1. MUST HAVE COMPLETED & GRADUATED FROM A FORMAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM
  2. MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM BOTH CLINICAL & FRONT OFFICE DUTIES
  3. MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL BETWEEN ALL PRACTICE LOCATIONS. THESE PRACTICE LOCATIONS CURRENTLY INCLUDE:

               7601 Osler Drive, Towson, MD 21204
               1777 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD  21208
               25 Crossroads Drive, Owings Mills, MD  21117
               14A Mt. Carmel Road, Parkton, MD  21120
               9110 Philadelphia Road, Baltimore, MD 21237

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain medical charts in a manner that is consistent with regulatory standards including HIPAA requirements. 
  • Monitor and respond to prescription requests and provider emergency phone lines and fax machine and respond as appropriate. 
  • Maintains exam rooms ensuring the rooms are neat and clean at all time. 
  • Provide timely turnover of exam rooms to maximize physician productivity while ensuring high level of patient satisfaction. 
  • Provide patient with all necessary materials and information before during and after exam, including
  • disclosures, gowns, written instructions for follow-up, scheduling follow-up appointments and contacting patients with test results as required and within the scope of job. 
  • Take history if required, notify physician of known allergies prior to exam. 
  • Applying knowledge of sterile techniques and OSHA regulations while assisting providers with injections, EKG, taking blood pressure, temperature and height/weight measurements, performing urine sticks and other procedures as necessary. 

Customer Service:

  • Answers, screens and transfers inbound phone calls.
  • Receives and directs patients and others.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system as well as retrieving documents from filing system while handling requests for information and data.
  • Resolves administrative problems and inquiries.
  • Maintains appropriate supply levels to ensure smooth running of office.
  • Prepares and modifies documents including correspondence, memos and emails.
  • Prepares agendas for meetings and prepare schedules.
  • Schedules and coordinates meetings and appointments for providers and manager as requested.


What You Need to Be Successful:

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • Non Degree Program: Medical Assistant program (required)
  • 2 year / Associate's Degree (preferred)
Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Certification / Licensure / Registration

  • BLS Certification (required)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (preferred)

Experience and Skills

  • 0 - 1 year prior medical office experience (required)
  • 0 - 1 year working knowledge of insurance verification procedures (required)
  • 0 - 1 year prior medical assistant experience (preferred)

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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