The Medical Assistant and Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for all task-based Scheduling activities as well as clinical responsibilities and assisting providers with patient care.
Assist with triage of the surgical candidates when needed.
Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, history, medication listing,
assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint. Assesses patients, physical and mental status.
Work with hospitals to obtain information as required for surgery scheduling.
Educate patients about planned surgery.
Obtain insurance authorizations as required by individual plans.
Administers prescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular and subcutaneous and intradermal injections, as needed.
Performs venipunctures, in office tests, or patient assesments
Obtain all necessary paperwork and ensure it is completed in a timely manner.
Work in concert with surgeons to obtain medical clearances and preoperative testing as required by hospital protocol.
Elicit assistance from manager and surgeons when issues of assessment and/or decision points present that are outside scope of practice
Assist in other functions of the physician practice as needed
High school diploma/GED required with completion of Medical Assisting Program strongly preferred.
Must have a minimum of 2 plus years of experience working in a physician office; must have medical assistant experience and at least some previous surgery scheduling experience strongly preferred.
Tenet Healthcare/TPR complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: Madison Heights, Michigan
Facility: DMC Medical Group
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
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