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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital: Medical Assistant – Psychiatry (Full Time, Day Shift)

Nicklaus Children's Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Pembroke Pines, FL posted July 30, 2021.

DescriptionJob SummaryAssists 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.QualificationsMinimum 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 employmentKnowledge, 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.Job :Nursing Support (Clinical)Primary Location :Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Main Hospital CampusDepartment :NCPS-PEDIATRIC PSYCHIATRY-3100-471755Job Status:Full Time