The Medical Assistant performs a variety of functions such as answering telephone calls, relaying messages; verifying patientsâ demographics and insurance information, and scheduling appointments. Additionally, the Medical Assistant will perform back-office duties such as rooming patients, obtaining vital signs, and review patientsâ medical records to assist with patient inquiries.
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and handle a high volume of interactions (phones, patients, etc.)
Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to deal with diverse patient/family interactions.
Ability to recognize and communicate problems promptly.
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
Basic computer skills to include keyboarding, mouse movement and data entry skills to enter information accurately into the electronic medical record (EMR)
Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families, and staff, including high volume and stressful situations
Posted: Nov 05, 2022
Location: Redwood City, California
Employment Type: Contract