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Certified Medical Receptionist/Medical Assistant - Bilingual in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Provide primary care services for adults or families in our community-based health centers for underserved populations. Speaks Spanish fluently.  The Medical Receptionist/ Medical Assistant will report to the Health Center Administrator.  Position location:

  • 412 N. W. Lehigh Avenue

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for traveling to three sites when needed for coverage
  • Responsible for all front Desk Functions in a Primary Care setting
  • Schedule Appointments
  • Schedule specialty and ancillary appointments
  • Answer Phones
  • Complete Managed Care Referrals
  • Obtain Pre-Certs when needed
  • Responsible for patient registration data entry
  • Verify insurance
  • Daily Batching of encounter forms
  • Log referrals in tracking system
  • Follow up for reports from specialists
  • Arrange transportation when needed for patients
  • Assist Nurse Practitioners and clinical staff when needed
  • Assist patients when needed
  • Review patients charts and encounter forms for completion
  • File reports, file charts
  • Triage patients when needed, including Blood Pressure, Weight, Height and Pulse
  • Injections when needed, Immunizations when needed
  • Venipuncture when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Skills

  • Verify Insurances
  • Bilingual in speaking in English and Spanish
  • Data Entry
  • Familiar with Managed Care Plans and Referral Process
  • Knowledge of ICD 9 Codes
  • Extensive Medical Terminology
  • Extensive Organization Skills
  • Must have pleasant manner
  • Ability to assist Clinical Staff when required
  • Ability to manage and complete work assigned by several staff
  • Must be flexible

Experience

  • One to two years’ experience in a medical office environment

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Diploma from Accredited Medical Assistant School
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.