Seeking a Medical Assistant at a Bariatric Surgery Practice in Catonsville, MD!
Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program and an externship through college or technical school.
Required: Certified BLS Provider specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or military CPR-First Aid training.
Preferred: Certified Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Or National Health Career Association or another nationally recognized credentialing organization.
Preferred: One year of related experience.
Preferred: Previous experience obtaining insurance authorization for tests, procedures, and prescription refills as well as knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding.
Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.