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Medical Assistant - Plastic Surgery

Company: Summit CityMD
Location: Clifton
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.Essential Job functions:Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.Maintains efficient patient flow.Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.Answers the telephone in an appropriate manner. Directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.Schedules appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines.Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies.Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.Understands and performs within scope of practice.Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures.Accurately documents allergies in EHR.Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment, troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptlyFacilitates transition of care to UCC/HospitalDemonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.All other duties as assignedRecognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.Provide scribing services.General Job functions:Other duties as assignedEducation, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:High School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work or Vocational / Technical School / Diploma, required. Associate Degree's preferred.0-1 year related work experience, required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred.Medical Assistant certification, requiredBasic Life Support (BLS) or within 30 days of hire, requiredAbility to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, requiredAbility to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, requiredBasic proficiency in computer use, requiredAbility to commute to satellite offices as needed, requiredTravel:Travel to satellite locations as neededBenefits*A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate peopleOutstanding growth opportunitiesTime OffMedical, Dental and Vision InsuranceShort/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance401K plan with company matching contributionCash Bonus ProgramsRecognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teamsOther Perks & DiscountsCommuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only Equal Opportunity EmployerOur Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.Safety DisclaimerOur Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, or file a complaint at

Keywords: Summit CityMD, Clifton , Medical Assistant - Plastic Surgery, Healthcare , Clifton, New Jersey

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