Medical Assistant

Adecco Medical & Science
Published
November 21, 2020
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Adecco Medical & Science is hiring for a "Medical Assistant" for one of our leading clients in healthcare Industry.

Time: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
Department- Multi-specialty Clinics
Duration: 6 Months with possibility of being hired on permanently

Job Summary:
-The Clinic Assistant /Medical Assistant (CA/MA), functions as a member of the clinic patient care team and functions as both Clinic Assistant and Medical Assistant as directed by the Clinic Manager or designee.
-The CA/MA performs all duties required to complete patient Check-in/Check-out, administer and coordinate the HMO referral and service authorization process, and performs other clinic front desk activities.
-The CA/MA performs technical and clerical tasks, and patient care tasks.

Reports to: Clinic Manager and supervised by the Clerical Lead. Clinical functions of the MA are supervised by a designated licensed person. Frequent contacts: Patients, Ancillary Services Personnel, Physicians, Third Party Payers, Physician's office staff.

Qualifications:
-Knowledge of medical terminology, required.
-Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding and billing regulations, preferred.
-Completion of all requirements in a recognized Medical Assistant training program or completion of the minimal training requirements as outlined in Section 1366 of the Business and Professions Code required.
-One to two years prior experience as a Medical Assistant preferred. High school diploma or equivalent, required.
-Post-High School course work related to Front Office functions, preferred.
-One year work experience, required; experience in a Medical office, preferred.
-Completion of SHS Internship may be substituted for work experience requirement or Bachelors degree may be substituted for work experience requirement. Skill using keyboard and mouse for computer interface, required.

Abilities:
-Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of clinic staff and public required.
-Ability to work independently as well as an integral part of the patient care team is required.
-Ability to solve problems, and manage multiple priorities.

Licenses/Certifications:
-Current CPR required within three months of hire.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
-The work involves considerable physical exertion such as frequent lifting of patients and equipment, bending and stooping, and walking. The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress which require a range of safety and other precautions, where conditions cannot be controlled. Category I: There is risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens. Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.

If you are interested in this job opportunity, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Faith Konja at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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