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LifePoint Health Medical Assistant - FT in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area or office such as measuring patients' vital signs, administering medications and injections, recording information in medical record keeping systems, preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies, and collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing.

Essential Functions
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.

Perform many administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services.

Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Documents patient care given.

Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting. Maintains examination areas.

Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Minimum Education Required * High School Diploma or equivalent
Medical Assistant Certification from an accredited program -or- Certificate of Instruction from Trade school with 2 years experience *Certification(s) required with 30 days of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Certification/Registration required within six (6) months of hire Medical Assistant State or National Certification

Minimum Work Experience Preferred Front and Back Office experience Experience in obtaining Prior Authorization Two (2) years working experience

Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Effective human relations skills are required for interfacing with team members, all levels of staff, physicians, patients, families and other contacts. Must be able to use a computer, telephone, fax machine, calculator, and adapt to new technology as it becomes available and necessary for the job. Must have a positive attitude, an even temperament, and function effectively in a stressful environment or conflict situations.

Job: *Physician Services

Organization: *Havasu Physician Srvs-Multi Specialty

Title: Medical Assistant - FT

Location: Arizona-Lake Havasu City

Requisition ID: 7430-5195