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Certified Medical Assistant Interventional Radiology Fort Worth Texas

Radiology Associates Full-Time  Anywhere 11 May 2022

Job Description

Certified Medical Assistant

Interventional Radiology

Fort Worth Texas

The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physician or Physician Assistant with minor surgical procedures in the office, while supporting the front office of the IR clinic.

The Certified Medical Assistant reports directly to the Manager of the OBL Clinic.

Essential functions:

  • Contact patients, Doctor’s office, insurance company, Third Party Administrator demographics, in order to have complete, accurate, compliant patient records
  • Verifying insurance coverage, as well as obtain a precertification/predetermination for the office visit/procedure and PCP/Insurance Referrals, as required
  • Act as a liaison between referring doctor’s office and patient by handling all questions or concerns prior to the procedure in order to maximize the physician’s time for procedures
  • Ensure that areas/resources of hospital are available at the time of service, without conflicts
  • Obtain prior imaging, from outside facilities, to be available prior to scheduling the procedure. Upload into our imaging program
  • Collect copays, and coinsurance payment. Record payments on billing spreadsheet and submit to financial office, along with cash payments

Patient Care:

  • Act as a contact person to Triage outpatient phone calls for the Interventional Radiology patients
  • Assist Physician or PA with minor surgical procedures in office
  • Confirm patient care instructions with patient 1-2 days prior to outpatient procedure
  • Ensure clinic is free from safety hazards to prevent accidental falls and other injuries to staff and patients

Compensation:

Begins at 16.00 per hour according to experience

Qualifications:

Education:

  1. High School graduate or GED equivalent
  2. Certified/Registered Medical Assistant
  3. Current BLS/CPR for the Healthcare Provider

Experience:

  1. 2 years medical office experience in a high volume, fast paced environment
  2. EMR experience and familiar with Microsoft Office

Skills/knowledge:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  2. Strong medical terminology
  3. Phlebotomy skills
  4. Stress management
  5. Critical thinking skills

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