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Front Desk/Medical Assistant

Company: Augusta Medical Care
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

_Augusta Medical Care, LLC_

Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities:

Medical Assistants help patients by providing information, services, and assistance. Other duties include securing medical records; maintaining medical supplies inventory; performing preventive maintenance to keep equipment operating;

Medical Assistant Job Duties:

* Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.

* Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.

* Saves ophthalmologist's time by helping with office procedures such as laser surgeries, tear duct probes.

* Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.

* Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about surgery.

* Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.

* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

* Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

* Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

* Serves and protects the ophthalmogy practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

* Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

* \*Must be able to Type- Dictations done per MD/FNP\*

Medical Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentiality, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.00 - $14.00 per hour


* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off


* 8 hour shift

* Monday to Friday

Work setting:

* In-person

COVID-19 considerations:

We are screening all patients at the door and doing temperature checks. We are providing staff with PPE. Mandatory mask requirement.


* High school or equivalent (Preferred)


* EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)


* BLS Certification (Preferred)

* Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Augusta Medical Care, Augusta , Front Desk/Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Augusta, Georgia

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