Medical Assistant/Front Office Assistant

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Jun 04, 2024
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

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Medical Assistant/Front Office Assistant

Posting Number: S01467
Position Status: Full time
Campus: WesternU Health-Oliver Station-Portland, OR
Department: 1485-COMP NW PCC

Function: College of OsteoPathic Medicine of the Pacific - NW Healthcare
Family: Patient Services
Classification Series Title: Medical Assistant

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $Minimum
Maximum $Maximum

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $20.00
Maximum: $22.00

Job Summary
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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Required Qualifications
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Preferred Qualifications
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Posting Date: $Posting_Date
Closing Date: $Closing_Date
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
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Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties



Job Duties

Prepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to clinic procedures such as recording temperatures, pulse rate, blood pressure, height and weight and responses to standardized medical history questions, including but not limited to allergies and current medications. Vision screening and Audiometric screening. Performs specialty skills such as suture removal and injections (IM, subcutaneous and intradermal). Ear lavages and administration of vaccines. Autoclave and spore testing, peak flows. May apply leads and monitors for diagnostic procedures such as EKG and ultrasound scan under the directsupervision of licensed personnel. Reports all observed patient concerns and changes in condition to a licensed staff member.


Percentage Of Time
20

Job Duties

Performs Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waved Lab tests such as urine dip stick, Hgb, Hct, finger stick, glucose, hemoccult, Strep test, HIV test, HCG and reports results to the appropriate personnel. May perform patient phlebotomies in accordance with clinic procedures and providers’ orders. Attends and completes mandatory in-services including infection control, safety, CPR, equipment usage and procedures according to clinics and department policies.


Percentage Of Time
20

Job Duties

Acts as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination as requested and assists with procedures.


Percentage Of Time
5

Job Duties

Monitors and cleans assigned patient examination rooms, unit areas and unit equipment reporting outdated supplies, stock levels and restock set levels of items and necessary equipment repairs.


Percentage Of Time
10

Job Duties

Answers patient appointment telephone calls with responsibility for full registration of new patient scheduled at the WesternU Health Oliver Station.
Schedule new/established patient appointments from referring physician offices and patient requests. Ensure that all required information is accurately documented and entered in computer system.
Review status of insurance, verify and update information for both new and established patients.
Place all calls for the providers when requested.
Update, monitor, audit and revise all patient appointment with provider’s schedules as needed ensuring accuracy and thoroughness.
Screen all calls to the provider of assigned service in order to effectively refer calls.


Percentage Of Time
20

Job Duties

Provide front office staff coverage (patient insurance eligibility verification, scheduling return appointments, phone messages and checking-in, collecting payments, verifying address and phone number, emergency contact and provide patients with the appropriate forms to complete)


Percentage Of Time
20

Job Duties

Perform special projects or other related work as required or requested.


Percentage Of Time
5

Describe Work Environment
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To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/29499






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