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Westwood, California
United States

Medical Assistant III

Job Duties

Under general supervision of Neurosurgery Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Human Resources the Medical Assistant III will be involved in total patient care in collaboration with the clinical staff of the Neurosurgery Clinic in normal aspects of health care. The Medical Assistant III will work in collaboration with the Scribes, Medical Assistants and the Front Desk Assistant. Primary duties of the MAIII will be; interviewing patients, taking vital signs, recording services in patient charts, as well as in-clinic procedures and maintaining the stock of clinical supplies. Must be able to perform the functions of receptionist, pre-register all new patients, assess new patients for insurance pre-certification; encounter all patients using the CareConnect system, update demographic and insurance data as necessary; prepare billing and medical record documents for patient visits; communicate with back office staff regarding problems and specific circumstances; collect charge documents on a daily basis and screen for completion; submit completed documents to billing office; complete all receipts required for cash payments, including charge card payments, and make deposits to the finance office; and perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Administrative Officer.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications for this position are that must have written documented certification of a medical assistance program with verification and prefer completion of the California State exam. Should have experience working with surgical patients. Prefer candidate with experience in CareConnect or EPIC. Must be able to function in dual capacity in order to be able to function with back office duties and front desk duties.