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  • Company
  • Location
    Hope, AR 71801
  • Job Status/Type
    Full Time Employee
  • Job Category
    Medical/Health
  • Occupation
    Healthcare Aid
    General/Other: Medical/Health
  • Career Level
    Entry Level
  • Industries
    All
  • Reference Code
    1703570
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Medical Assistant - Texarkana Regional Health Network

Under the General Direction of the Practice Administrator and the General Supervision of the Practice Manager, the Medical Assistant will perform medical assisting duties within the legal (including federal and state statutes, regulations, opinions, and rulings) and ethical boundaries.  The Medical Assistant may be responsible for, but is not limited to, taking and recording patient vitals, draw blood or other samples, assist physician during examination and treatment of patient, maintaining and documenting of patient chart with current information on patient's condition, care provided, and follow-up prescribed by the physician/provider.  Coordinates processing and care provided to patients examined by the Physician in performing or arranging for any lab or other diagnostic/clinical tests or treatments needed during examination.  Functions as a healthcare advocate and performs routine administrative processes for scheduling and coordinating hospital admissions or procedures, specialty and procedural referrals, and in-office procedure activities to support clinic operations.  Assists with other administrative duties such as answer phones, make appointments, obtain insurance authorizations, collect patient co-pays and deductible, submit charges with accurate Billing & Coding and other duties as assigned by the Physician and/or the Practice Administrator.  

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

1.      High school Graduate / GED

2.      Graduate of a medical assistant program

3.      One year previous Physician Office experience preferred.

4.      Current CPR

5.      Must have working knowledge of medical terminology.

6.      Requires excellent communication skills to relate to physicians, patients, outside organizations/people, and other office staff. 

7.      Knowledge of medical supplies, ordering procedures, inventory and clerical skills is helpful.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope
Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope is a 79-bed acute care hospital located in Hope, Arkansas offering a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency care, inpatient geriatric behavioral health, outpatient diagnostic services and inpatient care for broad range of medical conditions. Equipped with necessary medical technology, and staffed by a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals, Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope is committed to providing high-quality care in a compassionate and caring environment.