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Medical Assistant

Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: April 3, 2024

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Description: MEDICAL ASSISTANT POSITION OVERVIEW:Work side by side with orthopedic surgeons in an engaging environment. Here at Cornerstone Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, we pride ourselves on learning. You'll learn more about healthcare, processes, and build your skillsets working with other team members as we build and maintain a safe, fun work environment. This role is responsible for assisting physicians with basic patient care and providing unparalleled customer service to patients while adhering to established protocols, processes and volume without ever compromising quality. MEDICAL ASSISTANT ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Prepares patient for examination and procedures - Ensure all initial consultations, pertinent notes, lab slips, radiology and pathology reports are entered in the patient's file and available to the physician prior to patient arrival - Obtain and document patient history and chief complaint, and prepare them for the office visit by taking and documenting the patient's vitals - Provide basic wound care - Assist casting technicians as they cast, splint, or brace patients - Assist physician as needed during procedure; monitor patient in recovery area - Prepare all medication prescriptions, physical therapy orders, diagnostic testing orders and others in accordance with the physician's direction - Track incoming imaging and reports for upcoming consultations / office visits - Provide patient education with regards to office policies, medications, management of pain/injury/disease, home treatments and special diets using appropriate medical terminology as directed by the physician - Ensure all consent forms are completed, signed and filed - Respond to patient / physician / pharmacy calls calls/messages and assist with their needs - Coordinate patient care with team members - Communicate physician referral requests to referral staff for processing - Assist in obtaining any necessary insurance authorizations for the patient's treatment - Maintain supplies, equipment, prepare and clean exam/procedure rooms, stocking and sterilizing instruments ensuring patient rooms are stocked, cleaned, and presentable - Schedule surgery appointments and send reminders - Assist physician with office visit coding - Complete, send and answer questions regarding surgery paperwork - Other duties as assigned SALARY & BENEFITS:$20-$23 Per Hour - Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - Generous PTO package and paid holidays - Holiday bonuses are typically offered here - Company-paid life insurance and long term disability insurance - Ability to purchase accident insurance, short and long-term disability insurance. - Opportunities for internal training and development - Annual stipend for continuing education in certain positions - Retirement Plan eligibility after one year of service with eligibility in company profit sharing - Most positions offer Monday - Friday work schedulesRequirements: MEDICAL ASSISTANT REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: - Strong focus on patient quality and customer service; kindness and understanding of being a patient and the journey involved - Excellent follow through to see tasks to completion - Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills - Possesses a high degree of self-motivation and produces high quality work with minimal supervision -MEDICAL ASSISTANT DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: - Experience with electronic medical records is preferred, but not required MEDICAL ASSISTANT WORKING CONDITIONS: - Typical clinical office and exam/procedure room environment. - Frequent standing, typing, and reading and entering patient information - Ability to file and track documents and data, both in written and electronic form - Able to frequently stoop, lift carry and push/pull 15 pounds and occasionally up to 30 pounds - Hours of business are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - On occasion, some early, late and overtime hours may be required. PIed48ca509695-31181-33885002

Keywords: ORTHOPEDIC CENTERS OF COLORADO LLC, Denver , Medical Assistant, Other , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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