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Medical Assistant - Mercy Health Family Physicians of Springfield

Requisition R022770 Market Springfield, OH Department Family Physicians of Springfield - Springfield Regional Medical Group Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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  • Job Responsibilities

    As a medical assistant at Mercy Health, you’ll support our doctors. You’ll also interview patients for medical history, health concerns, vital signs and more.

    You’ll also need to:

    ·         Answer and route patient phone calls.

    ·         Call or fax prescriptions to pharmacies.

    ·         Pre-authorize prescriptions, perform outpatient testing and record results.

    ·         Call other departments, doctors and agencies.

    ·         Schedule appointments and help complete forms and insurance verification.

    ·         Enter patient data.  

    ·         Follow the proper procedures, policies and standards.

    ·         Schedule tests.

    ·         Care for patients in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner.

    ·         Strive for the best patient outcomes.

    ·         Recognize and report potential safety issues.

    ·         Maintain confidentiality and be a patient advocate.

    ·         Keep the environment clean, neat and safe.

    ·         Wear other hats, as needed.

    Job Requirements

    We’re looking for kind, reliable and dedicated medical assistants — the type of professional who always puts the patient first. Things move quickly around here, so your hats should also include multi-tasking, organization and flexibility. You’ll need good communication skills, too — so you can help patients be their healthy best.

    Specifically, you’ll need:

    • High school diploma or GED required (candidate must provide verification)
    • Medical Assistant Qualifications:
    • 2 year Associates Degree/Diploma in Medical Assisting, or
    • One of the following-
    • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA or NHA); or
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), or
    • Must have at least 3 years of direct medical assisting experience in a physician practice or ambulatory setting within the last 5 years. 
    • Computer Skills, Verbal and written communication skills, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience.

      Must become Certified or Registered within a certain time from date of hire by one of the following programs-

    • American Medical Technologists – Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
    • American Association of Medical Assistants – Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
    • Or Assessment-Bases Recognition in Order Entry (ABR-OE)
    • National Healthcare Association – Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA)
    • National Association for Health Professionals – Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)

      We’ll also reward your hard work with:

    • Great health, dental and vision plans
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance w/AD&D
    • An employer-matched 403(b)
    • Plenty of paid time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • And a lot more

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Family Physicians of Springfield

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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