Certified Clinical Medical Assistant/ Dermatology office
HealthStar Physicians
 Morristown, TN

Requisition Number: CERTI01159

Essential Functions:

  • Clinical responsibilities include patient triage (weight, blood pressure, temperature readings, updating medication list and obtaining and documentation of chief complaint).
  • Responsible for electronic patient prescription services including communication with pharmacies and verification of all medical prescriptions.
  • Must be knowledgeable of EMR.
  • Responsible for phlebotomy and EKG’s.
  • Answers telephone, screens calls, retrieves voicemails, returns patient calls.
  • Responsible for pre-certing requirements for all procedures.
  • Responsible for calling patients in regards to lab results.
  • Responsible for maintaining daily logs.
  • Answers questions regarding patient appointments and testing.
  • Responsible for communication with patients regarding patient information and education regarding procedure preps.
  • Responsible for scheduling procedures and certain medical tests and referral appointments by scheduling dates, times and locations, coordinating and rescheduling as necessary.
  • Responsible for scheduling appointments, verifying all necessary information such as demographics and insurance information in the patient medical record or file.
  • Assists other staff as directed.
  • Responsible for other job functions as directed.
  • Knowledge of nursing principles and protocols and all aspects of medication names and prescribing.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality as directed by HIPAA standards.
  • Knowledge of medical chart reporting and records.
  • Attends meetings as required.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be skilled in customer service and have a pleasant and courteous demeanor while dealing with all patients and callers.
  • Must be well organized and detail organized and be able to work independently without much supervision.
  • Must have skills in critical thinking, communication, influence and decision making.
  • Must have the ability to work cooperatively as a member of office staff and team

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • Daily standing, walking, squatting, bending, and maneuvering.
  • May require lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Stress can be triggered by workload and difficult patterns

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Medical Assistant Training

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Current CPR Certification
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification