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Steward Health Care System Medical Assistant in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

Position Summary:

To function as a member of a team and complete all daily tasks to ensure smooth day to day operations in a busy practice.

Key Responsibilities:

• Take vitals when necessary • Prepares the daily schedules for the office, pulls and prepares the patient charts, ensuring that the proper chart has been selected and the appropriate paperwork has been attached to the chart (i.e., encounter form, etc.) • Room placement • Record patient history, chief complaint, pharmacy info, prescription list, etc into EMR for physical • Supply ordering • Stocking of rooms • Ordering tests, obtaining prior authorizations • Requesting and obtaining referrals for patient visits and surgery • Front desk support - phone triage, appointment scheduling and co-pay collection • Additional duties as assigned

Required Knowledge & Skills:

• Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred (Athena/ECW a plus) • Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook preferred

Education/Experience/Licensure/Technical/Other: • High School Diploma or equivalent • Education from approved medical assistant program or equivalent • 1 to 3 years of experience as a Medical Assistant preferred • Some travel may be required within the market

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