Medical Assistant Job In Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Assist the physician in coordinating care appropriatefor the needsfor the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service and under the direction/supervision of the physician and/or clinic manager
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSexperience in a clinic setting.
High School Diploma or GED preferred. Medical Assistant certification.
SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Computer skills, which include database management, word processing; flexibility in handling rapid pace atmosphere with unexpected interruptions.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: paper and electronic medical records without limitation, patient demographics, lab, radiology and films results, surgery/appt schedules, patient financial and 3rdparty billing information, patients related complaints, information related to patient location and religious beliefs.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: incident reporting, handles wastes, sharps and linens, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environmental rounds to ensure safety, administers meds/bloods products, receives orders for patients, clinical alarms, collects blood samples for all age groups.
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