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MNGI Digestive Health, P.A. Clinic Assistant - Maplewood in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Description Job Purpose: Maintain the flow of a patient office visit by performing delegated medical functions in accordance with practice guidelines. This is a full time position (40 hours per week) that will be scheduled between 6:15am-5:00pm. This position will primarily be scheduled at our Maplewood Clinic location. Travel to other MNGI locations may be required to meet patient care needs. Essential Functions:In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily and regular attendance is required. The responsibilities listed below are representative of the primary essential functions required; additional duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Front Desk: Greet visitors, verify patient demographics and insurance information, and make any necessary changes. Check in all appointments that occur at the clinic and endoscopy center. Collect patient co-pays and outstanding balances. Assist patients with completion of necessary forms in accordance with HIPAA and practice regulations. Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA and practice regulations. Accurately enter information into electronic health record and practice management computer system. Maintain the daily schedules of the clinic. Assist patients and visitors with questions and concerns. Maintain cash box. Maintain a clean and presentable lobby area. Clinic: Greet and room patients. Interview patients to obtain medical history and measure their vital signs for the office visit. Stock and clean exam room per Clinic and Infection Control Policy. Instruct patients on care plan and discharge instructions per provider's orders. Perform phlebotomy or medication injections per provider's orders. Instruct patients on proper collection of stool or urine specimens. Process and maintain integrity of all specimens according to established protocol. Maintain inventory of medication closet. Order clinic and lab supplies as needed. Document in patient chart or electronic medical record according to established protocol. Obtain additional medical records for patient's appointment as necessary. Work Electronic Health Record (EHR) reports as directed by supervisor. Any and all other duties as assigned Qualification Requirements:The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience Requirements: One of the following is required: * Bachelor's Degree * Diploma or equivalent from an accredited Medical Assistant program * Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) * Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) * Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with 1 year direct care experience 1-2 years experience with an electronic medical record is preferred. Phlebotomy experience is preferred. Certifications/Licenses:CPR certification is required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of: Gastrointestinal system Medical Terminology Principles for providing compassionate care Word processing Ability to: Problem Solve Multi task Prioritize and be detail oriented Work effectively as part of a team Use active listening skills Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Float to other locations to meet staffing needs Physical Requirements:The physical requirements described here are representative of the physical demands required by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to walk, sit, reach overhead, bend to the floor, and may be re

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