As a part of the orthopedic team, the Clinical Assistant will interact with patients and perform clinical, maintenance and administrative assignments. Primary Functions & Accountabilities • Prepare exam rooms prior to patient arrival. • Interview patients to obtain medical information and vital statistics. • Record patient's medical history, height and weight. • Patient education to include cast care, traction care and the use of orthopedic appliances. • Input orders directed by physician (x-ray, physical therapy). • Schedule appointments necessary to patient care (return appointments, post-ops, study follow-up etc.). • Surgery scheduling to include coordination of preoperative H&P testing, therapy and pre/post-operative equipment. • Assist with patient flow and give direct patient care as directed. • Maintain clean and well-stocked treatment rooms, bracing rooms and clinical areas; ensure appropriate and timely disposal of Sharps and biohazard material. • Respond to phone calls and triages appropriately and resolve issues accordingly the same day. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Excellent customer service skills and patient focus • Strong organizational and customer service skills • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Skills:
medical assisting, data entry, emr, Triage, scheduling appointments, patient service Top Skills Details:
Medical Assistant, Data Entry, EMR, patient service Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Position Requirements • High school diploma or equivalent • 2 years’ experience in a medical facility working as a medical assistant or heavy administration role. Preferred - 3 years’ experience in a medical facility working as a medical assistant or heavy administration role Experience with EMR systems a plus, EPIC is what Ortho VA uses. • CCMA, CMA, RMA or ROT Preferred • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position. Experience Level:
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