Medical Assistant - Cardiology (Full Time, Day Shift) at Nicklaus Children's Health System

Posted in Health Care 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Miami, Florida





Job Description:

Job Summary

Assists in examinations and treatment of patient's care under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Supports patient care management by performing various administrative functions.

Minimum Job Requirements


  •  Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program (OR) Prior Medical Assistant experience in a physician practice and Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required within 90 days of hire


  • CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



  •  High School education or equivalent preferred



  •  Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.



  •  Basic computer and math skills.



  •  Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.


  • 2-4 years physician office experience preferred.


  • 2-4 years of coordinating clinical care for patients preferred.


Job Specific Duties



  •  Answers telephones, routes calls, takes, and relays accurate phone messages.



  •  If applicable, prepares and administers medications/immunizations to patients as directed by provider.



  •  Communicates all significant changes in patient conditions or behavior to clinicians and physicians.



  •  Ensures all medical record/patient charts contains necessary documentation for medical appointments. Completes charting, collects, and distributes medical record documents related to patient.



  •  Gathers data for general information, special reports, contacting other employees, departments, agencies, and individuals for additional material. May prepare reports for provider approval.



  •  Maintains/prepares billing charge and reconciliation, assist in completing claims forms, and answers patient questions in reference to payment status.



  •  Runs reports for credit cards, super bills, and etc. Prepares final bookkeeping of assigned cash drawer and prepares and makes timely deposits.



  •  Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms.



  •  Operates and maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. Ensures medical supplies and inventory are maintained.



  •  Performs and documents vital signs and measurements. Provides and documents patient and family education.



  •  Assists physician with simple procedures and patient transport. Collects specimens and distributes to laboratory for results.



  •  Prepares for patient visits by preparing /pulling charts, printing super bills, and informing physician and other clinical staff of changes in schedule.



  •  Schedules appointments, diagnostic, therapeutic, verifies medical appointments, obtains and/or verify authorizations.



  •  Processes medical documentation for office visit and follow-up with patient when required.



  •  Serves as receptionist, conducts patient check-in, registration, collects fee for service/co-payments, and verifies referrals, insurance data, patient’s address & other pertinent information.



  •  Tracks all samples per policy before providing to patients to ensure proper coordination with physician orders or requests.



  •  Enters electronic order for lab, x-ray and medication/prescriptions for provider review and approval in electronic medical record.



  •  Process refills as directed by provider and written protocols.