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Washington University of St. Louis Registered Medical Assistant II - Neurology - 52206 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is for McMillan LL/Center for Advanced Medicine 6C. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: Position acts as a clinic resource in a large multi-physician clinical practice; functions as a Medical Assistant in the department, assists nursing staff with patient care coordination, prepares charts, obtains reports and records; directs patient flow and ensures the overall smooth running of the clinical office. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Demonstrates a high commitment to excellence in service and quality through interactions with team members, neurology faculty, staff, referring physicians, patients and their families while focusing on service culture and continuously striving to align with the Department of Neurology’s mission and vision. 2. Interacts directly with providers, provider teams, and patients in clinical setting, completes clinical tasks which include, but not limited to, obtaining vital signs, preparing/cleaning/stocking exam rooms, and rooming patients. In addition, prepares medical records for clinic visits by making certain all paperwork is complete and ready for the provider prior to seeing the patient. 3. Accurately obtains and enters medical information/meaningful use discrete data in EHR, assist with procedures and/or patient care equipment/supplies – including, but not limited to – CPAP machine education/downloads; provider injections (ex: Botox), LPs, DBS, VNS, and pump refills. Answers basic questions from patient/family regarding treatments, diagnoses, and procedures. 4. Professionally greets and arrives patients for their clinic visits; confirms patient registration, insurance, demographics in GE/IDX system. Schedules return visits and ancillary testing; and, assists with the precertification process, as needed. 5. Routes phone messages, patient questions and telephone communications to the appropriate sections, as needed. Assists provider and provider teams during clinic with paperwork, appropriate phone calls, faxing and coping of material. 6. Miscellaneous duties as assigned. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of six months of related work experience (examples of related fields include military medic, emergency medical technicians, Nurse’s Aide, physical therapy and nurse technicians, and certified athletic trainers); substitutions include: * Medical Assistant certification/registration eligible with successful completion of certification exam within six months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager * Graduate of an accredited nursing program (such as RN/LPN), or comparable allied health training program with a minimum of one year of relevant experience REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must be able to show proof of Medical Assistant registration/certification or complete Medical Assistant registration/certification within six months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). Preferred Qualifications * One year or more of supervisory or team leader experience. * Three years or more of medical assistant experience. * Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program is highly preferred. * Electronic medical record experience. * Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians, patients, families, significant others, and support staff. * Strong interpersonal, organizational, and telephone skills. * Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. * Ability to work with a multidisciplinary staff of physicians, nurses, patients and support staff. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $14.44 - $17.70 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Registered Medical Assistant II - Neurology - 52206 Job ID: 52206 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular