Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Norwalk, CT

Description

TemPositions -

We are currently hiring Medical Assistant/ Secretary professionals for a prestigious, nation’s largest, non-profit academic medical center located in Newtown, CT. The Medical Assistant will help patients by providing information, services, and assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Greets and brings patients from waiting room to clinical area
  • Obtains vital signs as required
  • Registers and updates patient information
  • Verifies demographic and insurance information
  • Provides clerical and secretarial work associated with patient care to include copying and dictation
  • Prepares, files and organizes patient charts
  • Schedules appointments as ordered for patients in the office, for testing, or other physicians
  • Assures the examination area is clean and stocked
  • Assures the patient is properly prepared for the scheduled visit to maintain timely patient flow
  • Conducts in-office testing as directed by the physician
  • Coordinates testing and outside ancillary services as applicable
  • Collects, prepares and processes specimens as directed by the physician
  • Maintains inventory and ensures proper upkeep, cleaning and testing of medical equipment and supplies
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary
  • Saves doctor's time by helping with office procedures
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about surgery
  • Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Serves and protects the practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Skills:

  • One-year medical assistant/secretary experience, or graduate of accredited Medical Assistant training program
  • Basic medical knowledge and terminology
  • Skilled in obtaining accurate patient vital signs
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills and professional
  • Bedside manner and the ability to use empathy

About the Company

TemPositions

Founded in 1962, The TemPositions Group of Companies is a privately owned full-service staffing firm offering temporary, contract temp-to-hire and direct hire services. We’re one of the largest regional staffing firms in the country, serving the New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and California markets.

While there are very few companies that can offer clients a truly broad range of skill sets, we can. We’re comprised of multiple specialized divisions, each staffed with individuals possessing years of hands-on industry experience. By having similar backgrounds to both our clients and the professionals we place, our internal staff understands the nuances and can select precisely the right individuals for the job. They can also proactively identify innovative ways of assisting our clients, and develop the appropriate systems or programs to translate these ideas into reality.

The TemPositions Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or genetic information.

Company Size

50 to 99 employees

Industry

Staffing/Employment Agencies

Founded

1962

Website

https://www.tempositions.com