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Medical Assistant-Endocrine

Company: Brown Medicine
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARY: Perform selected clinical duties that assist in the delivery of patient care management to the degree of training and as delegated by Practice Manager, practice physician(s), nurse practitioner(s), physician assistant(s) or nurse(s). Maintains efficient back-end operations, following Brown Medicine electronic medical record (EMR) workflow protocols. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Consistently applies the Brown Medicine values of patient care priority, dignity, collaboration, integrity and quality in support of the Brown Medicine mission to deliver compassionate, high-quality patient care, research excellence and outstanding physician education. Responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the Brown Medicine Compliance Program and Code of Conduct. Consistently practices the Brown Medicine Customer Service Standards.

  • Follow established Brown Medicine EMR workflow protocols to maximize site's productivity and office flow efficiency.
  • Prepare exam and/or treatment rooms with necessary equipment and supplies for examination of treatment.
  • Pulls and reviews charts based on specialty-driven guidelines. Check for outstanding labs, x-rays, consults, etc. Review previous office note to determine tests required at time of service. Flag chart with any outstanding needs.
  • Prepare patient for examination and/or treatment obtaining vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature and weight. Record vital signs and update medication list.
  • Assist physician in preparing for procedures to specialty (i.e. physicals, pap smears, minor surgeries, sigmoidoscopy, etc.).
  • Under physician supervision draw up and administer injections.
  • Check for refills pending on system. Pull patient chart and enter refill information on medication sheet. Return patient chart to file after physician transmits prescription. Call in prescriptions when required.
  • Maintain and stock examination rooms.
  • Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as re-prioritizing work as necessary.
  • Minimize non-productive time and fill slow periods with activities that will enable you to prepare to meet future needs of the office (organizing, housekeeping, assisting others, etc.).
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Attend required meetings.
  • May perform duties of Medical Secretary.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to perform duties wherever volume deems it necessary within the office. General Requirements:
    • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and/or treatment procedures as dictated by specialty area
    • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions necessary to maintain a safe work environment.
    • Ability to read, speak and understand (both orally and in writing) English.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
    • Ability to communicate appropriately.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with patients, physicians, supervisor and peers.
    • Ability to pull and file charts. Education Requirements:
      • High school diploma or GED.
      • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program or one year experience gained through prior employment in a medical practice.
      • National certification preferred.

Keywords: Brown Medicine, Cranston , Medical Assistant-Endocrine, Healthcare , Riverside, Rhode Island

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