Capital Health

Medical Assistant II

Position ID #
10285
Location
US-NJ-Pennington
Type
Full Time
Department
CH Urology Specialists
Shift
Day

Overview

Position #:  10285

  • Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Capital Health is a four-time Magnet®-recognized health system for nursing excellence and is comprised of 2 hospitals. Capital Health Medical Group is made up of more than 250 physicians and other providers who offer primary and specialty care, as well as hospital-based services, to patients throughout the region.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.
  • Cleans exam rooms, obtains lab specimens. Assists the physicians and other staff as needed. Selects appropriate equipment prior to collection to streamline process. Verifies specimen orders per department policy
  • Prepares exam rooms for patient encounters and assists LIP as requested. Maintains appropriate levels of supplies and all relevant forms for any testing performed and maintains statistics as assigned
  • Performs thoroughly all clerical duties as needed, including but not limited to patient registration, answering phones, scheduling appointments, initiating, maintaining and filing medical records and timely distribution of reports.
  • Performs electrocardiograms and other relevant tests including point of care testing following established policies and procedures and universal precautions. Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.
  • Documents medical information in electronic medical records including medication and refill information and patient call documentation, keeps rooms stocked and organized. Organizes paperwork and filing.
  • Coordinates with front office personnel and ancillary staff in professional and positive manner in adherence of policies and procedures in support of patient service. Assists in front office functions as assigned including but not limited to: Checkout/in duties with claim creation and assuring complete process of discharge paperwork, referrals, patient education, appointments, insurance eligibility etc.
  • Performs other selected clinical and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management within any CH office location under the direction of a provider and manager in accordance with the objectives and policies of Capital Health (CH) and respective state laws governing such action and activities.
  • Cross-trained to perform Patient Reception Rep job duties as needed.
  • New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP)- uploads a notarized "request for access" form and a copy of their State-accepted Certified Medical Assistant certificate; performs NJPMP monitoring under the direction of the LIP (Licensed Independent Practitioner).
  • Performs injections, subcutaneous or intramuscular; performs duties in accordance with Capital Health policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Incumbents working in Primary Care or Specialty Care offices may be assigned to other Capital Health Medical Group Practices as needed.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • No minimum experience required.
  • Graduate from a post-secondary Medical Assistance Program accredited by a national accrediting agency approved by NJ (American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or National Center of Competency Testing (NCCT), or National Health Career Association (NHA) or American Medical Technologist (AMT), (NAHP) National Association of Health Professionals, or Board of Medical Examiners (BME).
    Must maintain current certification from the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), the National Certification Medical Association (NCMA), or registration from the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or any other recognized certifying body approved by the board. No Minimum work experience required.
  • Certification Requirement: American Heart Association BLS
  • Excellent problem solving skills, Knowledge of insurance specifications and medical terminology. Excellent phone etiquette and ability to communicate effectively,
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, basic computer and data entry skills; and medical record management.

 

 

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Reaching forward , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities
  • Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Taste or Smell
  • Continuous physical demands include: Carry objects , Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Talk or Hear
  • Lifting Floor to Waist 40 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 40 lbs.

 

Our Network

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical.  Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine and to have a completed COVID-19 vaccine prior to start date, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.

"Company will never ask candidates for social security numbers or date of birth during application phase. If you are asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity theft."

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