Allergy Partners of Louisville Job Opportunity: Medical Assistant

We are looking for motivated and qualified Medical Assistant candidates who are interested in working for Allergy Partners of Louisville. Email cover letter and resume to srbaumer@allergypartners.com. Interviews start next week!

Screen shot 2014-03-07 at 6.53.43 AMPOSITION:  Medical Assistant

RESPONSIBLE TO: Practice Manager

JOB SUMMARY:  coordinates patient care with physician, assists physician with assessment, gives medication pursuant to physician order and assists with administrative duties that further patient care.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school degree required
  • CMA certificate desirable

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of experience in clinical assisting
  • Comfortable using email and interacting with Internet applications
  • Knowledge of practice management and word processing software
  • Good communication skills
  • Neat, professional appearance

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Clinical Support

  • Greets patient and escorts them from the waiting room to exam rooms; prepares patients for exam or treatment; takes vital signs.
  • Provides assistance to physician when requested.
  • Performs Spirometry and other breathing tests as ordered.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Performs patient education when appropriate.
  • Completes appropriate documentation in patient’s medical record.
  • Calls in prescriptions as ordered by physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Performs allergy prick testing and/or intradermal testing as ordered by physician.
  • Administers allergy injections to shot patients as set forth on physician approved schedule.
  • Monitors patient’s medical status for possible adverse reaction following receipt of allergy injection.
  • Maintains emergency equipment, including oxygen, code kit, suction, etc.
  • Answers patient-related telephone calls and responds according to clinical protocol.
  • Follows up to obtain referrals and insurance authorization as requested and needed.
  • Maintains clinical supply stock and medication samples.

Other:

  • Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice.
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of practice management and other computer software as it relates to job functions.
  • Attends CPR, OSHA, HIPAA, and OIG training programs as required.
  • Attends all regular meetings.
  • Performs all other tasks and projects assigned by the Manager.
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