Medical Assistant (Certified/Registered) - Psychiatry
North Kansas City Hospital
Location: North Kansas City, Missouri
Internal Number: 3621-2360
Looking for a weekday position? Looking for day shift hours? Looking to be a part of the largest network of providers in the Northland? Meritas Health is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant to join our Psychiatry team! If you're looking for a great opportunity to serve our community and be part of a growing organization, join our Meritas team! Here at Meritas our mission is to provide hope and healing to every life we touch. Whether you are serving patients at a primary care practice, specialty practice, or in a support capacity, every team member works together to complete this mission. Why Meritas? Comprehensive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, FSA) Employer matched retirement plan Competitive wages Paid time off for personal/vacation/sick Six paid holidays per year Educational assistance Day shift schedules What are the typical hours on the job? The hours of operation for the Psychiatry practice are Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-6pm. Your primary schedule will be during those hours, with periodic need to work outside your schedule to serve our patients. What does a Certified Medical Assistant do? As a Certified Medical Assistant, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient flow of patients through the practice setting by facilitating examinations and treatment of patients while exhibiting exceptional customer service. What does a typical day on the job look like? Assists providers to maximize patient volume by preparing patients for visit, administering medications, performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and returning patient calls in a timely manner. Completes physician orders and facilitates care, which may result in phoning patient prescriptions, scheduling and arranging labs and diagnostic tests. Provides instructions and directions to patients regarding diagnostic tests, procedures and treatments. Processes patient referrals timely and follows up to ensure the specialist report or test result is received. Maintains effective patient communication and efficient patient flow. Maintains medical records and ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record. Ensures data and information collected for completed procedures is recorded on the appropriate systems and in medical records. Ensures the orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms, stocks assigned areas, and follows all regulatory and patient safety clinical standards. Checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, medication inventories, etc. Performs administrative duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre-certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges. What are the requirements for the job? Graduate of accredited medical assisting program. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant through an accredited certification organization. 2 years of experience in a physician's office setting, preferred. Basic Life Support certification through American Heart Association. Basic office skills, patient centered mindset, excellent time management and organization skills; ability to multitask and work in fast paced environment. More Possibilities: As the largest network of providers in the Northland, we can offer you more opportunities to grow. Here at Meritas, we believe that together, we will become legendary for our commitment to remarkable patient care. Meritas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.