MEDICAL ASSISTANT – WEST ORANGE, NJ

FULL-TIME

This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved with a recognized leader in the most effective and satisfying model for primary care delivery. R-Health, a leader in Direct Care, is seeking a compassionate and customer-service oriented Medical Assistant to join our Direct Care practice in West Orange, NJ.

POSITION SUMMARY

Providing excellent patient care and service is at the core of the R-Health Medical Assistant’s role. The MA performs administrative, certain clinical duties, and healthcare coaching and care coordination under the direction of a physician.

ESSENTIAL TASKS AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Greet and log in patients arriving at R-Health office.
  • Escort patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Obtain patient vital signs, weight, and height, and document in chart.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations.
  • Close care gaps by working through lists of patients with required services that have not been completed, scheduling and ensuring completion of the necessary services.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Perform EKGs, and spirometry.
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
  • Triage and process messages from patients and front office staff to physicians
  • Schedule appointments for patients.
  • Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment. Maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

  • Great customer service/personal service skills – forming trusting relationships with patients. Ability to delight patients by assessing patient needs, meeting patient expectations and quality standards for service.
  • Knowledge of the information needed to diagnose and treat patients.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic office applications such as MS Outlook (email), MS Word.
  • Ability to use a basic electronic medical record.