Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. The experienced Medical Assistant delivers excellent customer service and strengthens the patient/clinician relationship through timely and informative interactions with the patients. Improves clinical operations and efficiencies by providing efficient flow of patients. Provides clinical and clerical support to the practice and clinicians related to patient care. Coordinates and schedules patients for tests, consultations, initial evaluations or other procedures. Obtains necessary authorizations. Ensures that all necessary documentation and preparatory activities have been completed and, if applicable, forwards necessary information to the provider prior to the patient's appointment as well as ensures that proper authorizations are in the record after visits have occurred. Utilizes a thorough knowledge base on a range of referral-related issues, keeping current on the policies and procedures of a multitude of current insurance payors. Researches referral and provider information as needed. Ensures all pre-visit work required for exam is completed and that lab and other test results are available in the electronic medical record (EMR). May provide direct clinical support to one or more assigned clinicians. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Associate's degree in medical assisting or graduate of medical assistant certification program preferred.A bachelor's or other non-clinical degree combined with an interest in healthcare and excellent problem-solving, multi-tasking, technology-literate skill sets can at times be substituted for medical assistant certification or work experience. Skills and Experience: Skills and experience typically acquired through three years in a clinical setting at least one as a Medical Assistant. Able to communicate in a professional and appropriate manner. Strong interpersonal, customer service, time management, and organizational skills required. Ability to be a quick thinker and relate to all levels of staff and patients highly important. Computer experience required with the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs. Electronic medical record (EMR) experience and/or aptitude to master the EMR based on other technology experience required. Ability to prioritize work throughout the day in a busy environment. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Excellent benefits Include: Up to 8% company retirement contribution, Generous Paid Time Off 10 paid holidays, Paid professional development, Competitive health and welfare benefit package. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state Associated topics: hematopathology, laboratory, medical technologist, molecular, pathology, surgical technologist, technician, technician iii, technician laboratory, testing
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