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Health Plus Management Medical Assistant - Full Time- Niagara Falls/ Williamsville in Niagara Falls, New York

VKP Medical, PLLC is a single-stop source for pain and injury treatment in Western New York. Our practice specializes in caring for victims of acute and chronic pain conditions through advanced interventional pain medicine practices and physical medicine and rehabilitation techniques. VKP Medical is well-versed in caring for patients with pain conditions resulting from sports injuries, car accidents, worker’s compensation injuries and beyond.

Our goal is to deliver a best-in class experience and individualized care plans tailored to our patient’s unique needs. Our staff at VKP Medical, PLLC on conducting thorough evaluations and providing detailed reports documenting their patient’s medical conditions.

We take great pride in exceeding the expectations of patients, referral sources, staff and collaborative partners. We accept most insurance plans including workers compensation and no fault and we’re skilled at treating various neurological, orthopedic and chronic pain conditions.

Currently, we are looking for an eager and professional Medical Assistant to work at our Niagara Falls and Williamsville locations.

Requirements

Job Summary: The candidate must show an uncompromising commitment to providing the highest quality of patient care by being an integral part of the team. This position requires someone that is highly organized with outstanding communication skills and strong work ethic. Manages and coordinates the physicians daily schedule for new and existing patients.

Schedule: Full Time TBD

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists with maintaining patient flow while escorting patients to and from exam/procedure rooms.

  • Coordinating and implementing plans for patient care. May record reason for visit and related patient information for practitioner review (i.e. Past Medical and Social histories).

  • Provides a comfortable and safe environment.

  • Acts as a liaison between the physician and patient.

  • Performs and records: vital signs, height, weight, and conducts a controlled substance pill count.

  • Collection of specimens, completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens appropriately using two patient identifiers.

  • Maintains order and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks room’s and ensures supplies are maintained.

  • Set up and prepare equipment/supplies for procedure use.

  • Adheres to safety and scientifically accepted infection control practices and standards. Including but not limited to:

  • Utilizes personal protective equipment, e.g. gloves.

  • Maintains proper disposal of hazardous materials.

  • Assists in coordinating of care to meet patient needs including, facilitating diagnostic testing and the scheduling of future appointments.

  • Participates in pre-visit chart preparation by ensuring required test results and documentation are available in the medical record for practitioner review.

  • Ensures the compliance of treatment plans created by the provider.

  • Performs variety of other clerical functions such as scanning, triage of calls, and ensures efficient flow of patients throughout the office.

  • Comply with all Health Plus Management policies related to privacy rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

  • Local travel is required between practice locations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Certificated Medical Assistant or a minimum of 6 months experience preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft office and NextGen Practice Management application highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to function as an effective team member.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

  • Ability to learn and adapt.

  • Skilled in operation of tools and equipment.

Performance Assessments:

  • Prompt and regular attendance according to policy

  • Comply with dress code and appearance standards.

  • Interact with patients, customers, management, team members the general public, in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner.

  • Functions and communicates respectfully with peers.

  • Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings.

  • Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other clinical practices.

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