The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, OrthoMaryland Division is seeking a team-oriented, service-driven, computer savvy Medical Assistant for our busy orthopaedic practice. Under the direction/supervision of the clinical manager and physicians, this team member will provide medical assistance to doctors in the examination and treatment of patients. Additionally, the Medical Assistant will contribute to the overall orderliness and cleanliness of the unit.
As an MA at CAO OrthoMaryland, you can look forward to contributing to the achievement of excellence in health care to fulfill the mission of the unit. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Candidate must have highest level of confidentiality, be able to multi-task, and be detail oriented. This is a full-time position that rotates among our three Baltimore area locations.
Supports efficient patient flow in and around clinical area.
Provides for patient's comfort, safety and privacy.
Assists patients in preparation for medical exams and/or procedures. Keeps patients comfortable during waiting time.
Places patients in rooms, obtains chief complaint, medical history and any additional information needed by the physician.
Records the planned medical procedures.
Provides support to professional staff in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
Provides patient care during clinic visits according to policies and procedures.
Prepares injections as ordered by physician.
Fit patients with all braces, boots, splints, and/or casts application/removal.
Participates in planning and evaluating patient care by communicating all information pertinent to the patient's status.
Keeps patient informed of all scheduled tests and procedures.
Is knowledgeable of and initiates emergency procedures.
Stock examination rooms with equipment, supplies and other necessities. Ensure orderliness of the examination/treatment rooms and clinical area.
Prepares and sterilizes suture packs and surgical equipment.
Utilize computer software programs, as needed, to communicate and understand patient needs (i.e. scheduling, EMR, etc).
Lifting and ambulate as needed to take care of and access patients, maintaining patient flow.
Follows all Federal and State guidelines in accordance with patient privacy (HIPAA), OSHA, etc. as applicable.
Understands and adheres to OrthoMaryland's policies and procedures.
All other duties as assigned.
Current certification from the AMT or AAMA preferred, achievement of certification required within the first 90 days of employment or graduate of a post-secondary medical assisting education program accredited by any agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum one (1) year experience as a Medical Assistant working in a clinical environment
Experience in an orthopaedic practice preferred
An ability to work independently, excellent communications skills, organizational skills and flexibility required.
A working knowledge of medical terminology is necessary.
Ability to efficiently and properly transcribe dictation by physician into EHR.
Candidate must have attained a satisfactory level of comprehension and experience in the administration injection techniques, fitting of braces, boots and splints. Experience with applying and removing casts a plus.
Exhibits strong customer service skills in daily interaction with the public, patients, staff and physicians in the performance of job duties.
Experience in application and removal of casts and splints.
Must have working knowledge of DME Equipment.
OrthoMaryland welcomes new team members into our medical family. We believe that each employee contributes directly to our growth and success. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package based on position, qualifications and experience.
OrthoMaryland is one of the oldest and most respected orthopaedic practices in the Baltimore metropolitan region. We provide excellent orthopaedic care for orthopaedic conditions, concerns and injuries of every kind. OrthoMaryland sets itself apart from other practices by offering compassionate, patient-focused care. We are recognized for physician excellence and outstanding achievements in orthopaedics - unsurpassed throughout Maryland. Visit www.orthomaryland.net to learn more.
About The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics
The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics is the leading orthopaedic practice in the Maryland-DC-Virginia region. We are more than 150 physicians united by a commitment to the highest standards in patient care.
Our goal: To help our patients feel better as quickly as possible, using the best and most up to date therapies and practices.