Experienced Medical Assistant

Irvine, CA 92618
United States

Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
Security Clearance Required
From $20 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Medical Assistant Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled and organized Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team. You will perform a combination of various administrative and clinical tasks. Administrative responsibilities include greeting patients as they arrive, answering phone calls and emails, scheduling appointments, and updating and filing patients’ medical records. Clinical duties include working within the EHR/EMR patient medical histories, recording patient vital signs, preparing patients for examination, and assisting Providers during examinations. When necessary, you will also administer vaccinations and process prescriptions to be filled at the patient’s preferred pharmacy, process referrals, lab requests and prior authorizations.

Medical Assistant Duties and Responsibilities
Greet patients and gather contact information and insurance data
Answer phone calls, respond to patient questions and take messages
File insurance forms and call insurance companies with questions about coverage. Process Referral requests and prior authorizations.
Schedule new and follow-up appointments
Prepare rooms and ensure supplies are ready, ordering more when necessary
Assist in procedures and examinations
Take and record patient vitals
Administer vaccinations
Educate patients and their families on health conditions, treatment, and medications

Medical Assistant Requirements and Qualifications
Associate degree in a medical field (preferred)
Experienced working in EMR/EHR and with Commercial Insurers                                                                                                      2+ years of experience working for a healthcare practice or hospital

Familiar with medical terminology
Inventory management experience
Excellent communication and organizational skills