Medical Assistant/Patient Account Representative

Posted 6-Nov-2018

  • Category: Surgery
  • Status: Full Time
  • Shift: Days
  • Facility: Redlands Community Hospital
  • Department: Center for Surgical Specialty & Care

Job Description

This position provides front and back office support performing various clerical and technical duties and is responsible for financial counseling of patients, effective management of financial transactions and timely entering of charges. Performs front office duties such as scheduling patient appointments, patient registration, maintaining medical records, determining program eligibility and billing. Collects essential health, medical and biographical information from the patient or the patient's patient's parent/legal guardian to be placed into providers with basic procedures adhering to scope of training and experience.

Qualifications

Proof of completion of a medical assistant course from an accredited technical school required.

Training in medical terminology and front and back office operations preferred.

Proof of completion of the minimum training required either by certificate or validation of training by physician, per Tltle 16, to include medication administration by intramuscular, subcutaneous and intradermal injections, skin tests, and venipuncture or skin puncture for the purpose of withdrawing required. Experience performing phlebotomy techniques, skin test, skin punctures, finger sticks & heel sticks preferred.

Computer literacy required, Medical billing with ICD-10 & CPT coding experience required.