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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

110100-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
Healthcare
Description

Summary

Performs clerical and information technology functions for the medical provider in a physician’s office with the primary responsibility of operation of electronic health records.  This position has no direct involvement in patient care.  Ensures an accurate and complete medical record for each patient.  Assists the medical provider by accompanying them during medical history-taking and exam, recording details in the medical record, and coordinating departmental resources regarding tests, orders, procedures and results.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High school graduate or equivalent

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PREFERRED:

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One (1) year  of  Medical Assistant experience in a physician’s office.

 

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology and accepted abbreviations.
  • Recognition of physical exam process and ability to record exam details into electronic medical record.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to coordinate and cooperate with multiple members of the health care team. 
  • Organizational skills with focus on tracking patient care and improving patient flow.   

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Under direction of the supervising medical provider, assists the medical provider by documenting details of medical history-taking and exams of patients. 
  • Assists medical provider with records.  .

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

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