Medical Asst Cert -Merit Health Medical Group Primary Care Petal @ Wesley Physician Services, LLC (2024)


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Responsible for assisting the physician in providing direct patient care and health teaching designed to meet the age/developmental specific needs of the health care patients. Delivers quality care by offering excellent customer service by participating in a team centered approach towards patient care. Collaboration with the Physician and nursing staff regarding patient care, holistic care involving patient families, proficiency in order entry, providing clerical and patient related support in the functional areas of record keeping, scheduling, and utilizing knowledge of office policy and procedure, verification of patient demographics, patient record filing and retention, verification of physician orders, scheduling patients for appointments and referrals, preparation of patient for exam, patient billing and payments, meet and greet patients and maintain office supplies. High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum One (1) year experience in direct patient care. Prefer experience in phlebotomy and laboratory testing/specimen preparation. Excellent PC skills. Currently be certified as Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Personnel or other governing body, BLS / CPR certification. Possess exceptional communication skills, critical thinking skills, and independent decision-making skills.

*Work to actively enhance patient relationships and loyalty
*Pre-plan for patient visits
*Provide patient care support, assist providers as needed and facilitate an efficient, organized clinical flow
*Interact with patients for annual wellness visits and document as necessary
*Pre-rounding and/or rounding with providers while updating EMR
*Ensure electronic medical records are accurately updated on a daily basis
*Set up e-prescriptions under direct supervision of providers
*Medication reconciliation
*Work independently and with provider teams, internal staff, and facility staff
*Take notes and document observations alongside provider during patient visits
*Monitor patient portal messages, summarize for provider as necessary
*Participate in training programs, educational sessions, etc.
*Responsible for inventory management
*Maintain knowledge of inventory procedures and submit any order requests to the VP of Business Continuity & Client Relations and designated Clinical Care Coordinator.
*Restock examination rooms, lab and clinical supplies as needed.

*Assist/Float to other departments as requested by supervisor or management.

Professional & Technical Knowledge:

Employee will exhibit competency when utilizing the following equipment:

  • ECG
  • PFT
  • In-house hemoglobin
  • Lab centrifuge
  • AED
  • Vital Sign Machine
  • Nebulizer and accessories
  • Blood Glucose
  • INR
  • In-house hemoglobin A1c
  • Any other equipment listed on job competencies

Employee will comply with job competencies and skill check-offs as part of annual evaluation.

Employee will be expected to navigate and operate Microsoft Office suite products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • National certification of CMA required
  • Minimum of one (1) year CMA experience preferred.
  • Current BLS (basic life support) Certification

At Merit Health Wesley and Merit Health Medical Group, our people provide great care. We are more than 250 physicians strong, while employing more than 1,000 healthcare professionals who have been nationally recognized for patient safety and quality care. We are a dynamic entity, continually changing and growing in size, service and scope to meet the needs of South Mississippi. Even with these changes, one thing has—and always will—remain the same: our team of professional caregivers strives to uphold the principles upon which this facility was founded more than 100 years ago: Loving God, Serving Others, and Excelling in Healthcare.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - including disability and protected veteran status.

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  • C-AAH-Medical Asst

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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