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University of Rochester Medical Asst I, Primary Care - 225947 in Rochester, New York

Medical Asst I, Primary Care Job ID 225947

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Part-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Part Time 20 hours Grade 090 Medical Asst I, Primary


Position Summary:Provides support to clerical and clinical staff in a positive and professional manner. Occasional evening and weekend work is possible.Responsibilities:

  • Verifies demographics/insurance coverage, collects patients payments and issues receipts while properly logging the information, generates patient encounter forms, communicates effectively via EMR system, schedules appointments, opens and distributes mail, responds to in-coming calls, maintains knowledge of practice to efficiently and effectively answer questions and offer direction to patients, maintains confidentiality per HIPAA regulations, attends staff meetings as required, sends and receives patient records, faxes, copies, and email documents.

  • Escorts patients to examination rooms, obtains and records vital signs, sets up anticipated provider procedures and examinations, performs screeners and tests per providers direction, sets up equipment and instruments per office protocol, cleans and maintains exam rooms-instruments and equipment between patient visits, returns patients┬┐ calls, performs quality assurance and CLIA waive testing as directed, complies with standard HIPAA, OSHA, AND JCAHO regulations.

  • Ensures accurate coding and billing of patient visits, follows up on missed appointments and cancellations as directed.

Responsibilities:Minimum of a 2 year college education leading to an Associate's Degree such as Laboratory Sciences or related medical field; or 2 years of recent experience working in a medical facility as a Medical Assistant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, and venipuncture.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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