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Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Inc. Dermatology Certified Medical Assistant/ Medical Assistant-Full Time in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Provides patient care in an office setting under the supervision of the medical provider. Meets the communication needs of the patient / family and medical provider. Maintains and follows regulatory requirement and policies and procedures. Communicates with medical providers and staff about patient’s clinical condition.

Required Skills

Customer Services:

  • Welcoming patients and visitors.

  • Answering and referring inquiries within scope of practice.

  • Telephone: Answers telephone, processes call, and document appropriately within medical records. Returns all messages in a timely manner.

  • Maintains communication between medical staff, administrative staff, and/or patient/families.

Clinical Services:

  • Maintains and updates medical records.

  • Appointment Scheduling.

  • Facilitates medical requests, to include but not limited to, refill requests, work / school notes, and form completion.

  • Scans and uploads patient clinical documents into medical chart.

  • Process and coordinates all medical provider orders to include but not limited to, diagnostic, referral, pharmaceutical and surgical services.

  • Reviews daily provider schedule and ensure all supplies and medical records are ready for patient and provider encounters.

  • As directed by medical provider and within scope of practice, provide patient education.

Environmental Services:

  • Ensures all equipment in exams and surgical rooms are clean and properly set up.

  • Contributes to the overall cleanliness and appearance of personal work space and department.

  • Monitors clinical supply levels in exam rooms and stock room and requests when needed.

  • Maintains all clinical equipment. Evaluates all equipment for damage or maintenance needs and reports when needed.

Required Experience

Minimum Education: Graduate of a medical assistant program

Work Experience: Previous experience in medical practice is preferred

Required License/ Certification/Registration: Basic Life Support Certification

Registered with American Medical Technologist or Certified with American Association of Medical Assistants Preferred

Skills:

  • Communication Excellence

  • Knowledge and ability to work in accordance with accepted clinical standards

  • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with patients, family members, other employees and physicians.

  • Administering medications to include injections

  • Collecting lab samples

  • Wound care

  • Word Processing / Computer

  • Strong customer service

  • Multi-tasking

  • Time Management

  • Organization

  • Attention to Detail

  • Professionalism / Positive Attitude

  • Quality Focus

  • Adaptability

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