Medical Assistant

HOURS: Monday – Friday; some Saturdays


 

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent GED
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program, an accredited nursing school program (LPN/RN), or accredited EMT program preferred. On the job experience may be considered as an alternative to professional schooling. Current state license or certification to work in TN and MS, or ability to obtain, if applicable
  • Basic Life Support- CPR Certification or ability to obtain prior to start date.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to project a professional, pleasant image while interacting with others; must demonstrate tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and complete multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail is necessary
  • Advanced level of computer skills required, including electronic medical records, fax servers, internet, spreadsheets, and Word/Excel
  • Ability to responsibly handle and maintain confidential information

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists patients, assembles chart information, and schedules patient appointments
  • Directs patient flow, triage, rooming patients, and patient care as assigned
  • Competently and accurately obtains and records patient information; assists provider(s) in clinic.
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to patient inquires and requests.
  • Coordinates scheduling for referrals, diagnostic tests, surgeries, physical therapy, DME, etc.
  • Tracks test results and reports for provider review
  • Abide by policies and procedures set forth by OrthoSouth, licensing and accreditation bodies, OSHA, and other governing bodies as applicable
  • Travel to multiple locations is required.
  • Other duties as outline by the supervisor, manager, or provider.

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume and contact information to Erin Lewis at:   elewis@orthosouth.org