Medical Assistant

Dorchester, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/21/2017 Job ID: 79066 Specialty: Healthcare

A primary care office in Dorchester, MA is seeking a Medical Assistant to join their team. As the Medical Assistant, you will provide administrative support to a busy office. You will also provide assistance with patient scheduling, referral management, telephone triage, faxing, photocopying, and maintaining office appointment schedules. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a thriving business that looks out for their employees. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Medical Assistant:
  • Answer calls
  • Screen and route telephone calls in accordance with established office policy
  • Schedule, reschedule and cancel appointments, while making every reasonable effort to accommodate patients and provider needs
  • Apply knowledge of patient insurance and managed care plans to obtain referrals to specialists and prior authorization
  • Explain processes as needed to patients to help them understand efforts to meet their needs
  • Respond to patients and others requests in a timely manner
  • Obtain accurate registration, demographic and insurance information
  • Handle medication refills
  • Provide appropriate documentation for fiscal and referral compliance
  • Handle confidential and non-routine information as needed
  • Prepare medical records for clinical sessions
  • File paperwork into patient charts in an efficient, organized manner
  • Take patients vital signs
Requirements for the Medical Assistant:
  • Associate’ s Degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as Medical  Assistant in a healthcare setting
  • Native speaker of Vietnamese preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with all levels of personnel including management, physicians, staff and patients
  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and similar appointment scheduling application
  • Experience with ECW a plus
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship          

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