University Hospitals Medical Practices (formally UPCP/UHMSO) was established in 1994. UH Medical Practices is the largest primary and specialty care physician group in northeastern
Maintains patient flow to and from exam rooms.Greets and escorts patient and family to exam room.Obtains purpose of visit and vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and measurements) and documents appropriately. Informs the physician and/or provider of abnormal readings or significant deviations from prior visits. Prepares patients for physical exams.Assists physician and/or provider with office procedures involving direct patient care, performing routine laboratory tests.Collects and routes specimens (urine, sputum, feces). Performs diagnostic tests such as EKGs and spirometry.Assists with diagnostic procedures and examinations such as: pelvic examinations, flexible signoidoscopies, and lumbar punctures.Conducts physical testing such as; audiometry, urine drug screens and titmus vision testing.Cleans exam rooms after each visit. Inventories and stocks supplies and equipment for exam rooms.Schedules procedures. Instructs patients and families regarding preparation for procedure and post procedure needs.Obtains medical record charts and notifies patients of normal test results.Alerts physicians and/or providers to patient flow problems.Maintains patient care equipment and notifies supervisor of repair requirements.Listens courteously and responds to patient questions, concerns, and/or refers to the appropriate individual.Performs all duties in compliance with all federal and state regulations.Assists front desk and/or billing as needed.
Position Requirements:Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Understanding of third party reimbursement requirements, CPT and ICD-9 coding preferred. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as well as, exhibiting strong organizational skills and work ethic. Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to patients/customers. Basic computer skills with ability to type 40wpm. Familiar with operation of standard office equipment.
Education Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent required. Diploma from accredited medical assistant program is strongly preferred.
Previous Internal Medicine experience is preferred.