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Medical Assistant - OBGYN

Company: Stamford Hospital
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant will assist in the delivery of care in the ambulatory setting under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or physician.
*MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES / CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: ** Provide patient care in outpatient physician practice under the direction of the practicing physician, physician assistant, or licensed nurse.
* Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice.
* Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
* Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
* Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
* Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
* Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders.
* Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
* Schedule hospital procedures, surgeries and tests. Precert and obtain test results.
* Handle phone calls and messages for prescriptions, notes, forms, etc.
* Complete disability and insurance forms.
* Maintain clinical flow in all areas of the practice.
* Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
* Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs in collaboration with the Office Manager.
* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential. * Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
* Maintains knowledge in area of medical terminology.
* Maintain open lines of communication with staff, physicians, and others.
* Ensure ongoing commitment of excellent customer service and supports the customer service plan.
* Practice and adhere to Stamford Health's "Code of Conduct" philosophy, SHMG's Standards for Service Excellence and organizational values of: Teamwork, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Accountability.
* Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
* Complies with departmental organizational policies and procedures and adheres to external agency requirements.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills\**
*QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: \** High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Two years job experience preferred.
* Certification or Diploma from accredited Medical Assistant school/program or Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Biology with National Medical Assistant Certification.
* National Certification preferred.
#MA123 Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Stamford Hospital, Stamford , Medical Assistant - OBGYN, Healthcare , Stamford, Connecticut

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