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Medical Assistant

Company: Target Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Overview: Assists Target Health nursing staff with administrative duties under the direction of Target Health Leadership.

Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records and telephonic patient outreach.



Minimum Requirements· Five years Medical Assistant experience

· High School Diploma

· CPR and first aid certification required; certification as a medical assistant (CMA) preferred.

· Experience with EMR, MS Word, Excel, MS outlook.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements· Correct grammar, spelling skills, legible writing and good verbal and written communication skills.

· Skills in answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner and using a multi-line phone system.

· Knowledge in the fields of medicine, anatomy, and physiology.

· Demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others, tactfulness/soft spoken.

· Ability to communicate with patients about their medical conditions and gaps in care.

· Able to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions written by providers.

· Demonstrate willingness to adapt to change.

· Ability to prioritize workload while remaining flexible.

· Confident positive manner and appearance.

· A medical mindset to understand the theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine.

· Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

· Ability to maintain records.

· Other duties as assigned.

Reports To· Nurses and Target Health Leadership Team

Job Functions · Preparing charts, identifying gaps in care.

· Identify Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

· Telephonic patient outreach in a call center environment

· Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records and keeping patient information confidential.

· Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to clinical team.

· Interviews patients to obtain their medical history.

· Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

· The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Workplace Responsibility: · This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

· Maintains a safe and healthy workplace environment. Stays current on all training and education



Travel: None



Type of Position: On-site, Monday – Friday



Keywords: Target Health, New Orleans , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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