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Medical Assistant

DESCRIPTION: The Medical Assistant provides support to the Nursing department, which includes typing, filing, data entry, form development, correspondence, copying and distribution of materials. All work is to be done in a high quality, professional manner. 
                                    
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
·        Responsible for operating the prescription line, to include, taking prescription requests and providing prescription information to pharmacies
·        Manages patient drug assistant programs
·        Requests and completes prior authorization forms
·        Provides general assistance to medical staff
·        Schedules clinic clients, and maintains schedules for clinics
·        Performs administrative functions, including requesting and maintaining field records
·        Inventories and orders medical supplies
·        Manages contact with drug sales reps to obtain samples
·        Organizes and maintains medical cabinets
·        Attend meetings, training and events as assigned
·        Perform tasks, projects and other duties as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS:
·        Certified or Registered Medical Assistant required
·        One year of clinical medical assistant work experience required
·        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
·        Ability to utilize technology provided to perform requirements of the job
·        Valid driver’s license, proof of adequate automobile liability insurance and reliable transportation required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
●       Physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under stressful situations
●       Ability to respond appropriately in crisis situations with clients
●       Must be capable of recording and consuming data electronically 
●       Standing, stretching, bending, walking, lifting and transporting a minimum of 10 pounds
●       Physically able to drive