Medical Assistant – Edmonton

  • Company:
    Resume Free
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Job Description

 

Moderate previous experience performing similar work is required for this job.

Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials, or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures. Record patients' medical history, vital statistics or information such as test results, in medical records. Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens; log the specimens and prepare them for testing.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Preparing Patients for Examinations
• Taking Medical Histories
• Assisting the Physician During Examinations
• Explaining Medical Procedures to Patients
• Calling in Prescriptions to Pharmacies
• Collect Laboratory Specimens
• Sterilize Medical Instruments
• Submitting Medical Claim Forms
• Maintaining Patient Medical Records
• Updating Patient Files
• Scheduling Medical Tests
• Arranging for Hospital Admissions
• Patient Billing and Bookkeeping
• Answering Phones
• Scheduling Appointments
• Greeting Patients
• Sorting Mail
• Typing Doctor’s Letters and Memos

Qualifications

• Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 1+ years in a medical office
• Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology
• Previous experience in specific medical field preferred

Key Performance Indicators

Communication
• Is an effective communicator, written and verbally
• Has the ability to communicate up, down and across the business lines
• Excels in developing lines of communication with external clients and stakeholders.
• Regularly contributes ideas and insights to team
• Effective listener

Organization/Time management
• Able to keep all data organized and accurate
• Adaptable
• Ability to manage competing deadlines
• Able to keep supplies stocked and within budget
• Regularly meets all required deadlines
• Improves the organization’s administration

Team player
• Can effectively collaborate with team members
• Shows a willingness to share ideas
• Is a team player and has a cooperative and positive disposition
Medical metrics
• Compliance
• Missed appointments and no shows

 

**This posting is part of an active and ongoing recruitment campaign. Only successful candidate matches will be contacted after completing assessment.