Job Summary: The medical assistant position serves to coordinate the daily health care delivery system in the medical office. The position covers a wide range of responsibilities that entail a combination of providing direct care and technical and administrative assistance to patients, physicians and other staff in office. On a daily basis, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of computer, referral, clerical, scheduling, and supply functions necessary for the operation of the medical practice with minimal supervision
Minimum Education Requirements: Training and certification in medical assistant curriculum or equivalent. High School Diploma required
Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of one year working in medical practice or equivalent experience preferred; and/or graduate of a certified Medical Assistant training program. Previous medical assistant experience and knowledge of medical practice operations preferred
Other skills and abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology, interpreting physician orders, executing medical referrals, medical billing concepts and direct medical assisting. Bilingual highly desired
Equipment/Software/Certification: Previous experience with hospital and medical practice billing/scheduling/information systems preferred. Basic computer literacy required.