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Medical Assistant - Part time 33 hours with benefits - Montpelier VT at Cigna

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Montpelier, Vermont





Job Description:

Cigna Onsite Health offers a different way to practice medicine. Our providers work independently onsite at our employer clients. Our goal is to provide quality care to the client’s employees, following evidence-based medicine guideline.  

• Performs routine patient care in a professional manner.


• Handles patient flow


• Pre-authorization and referral process(es)


• Ensures proper coding of ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes by provider.


• Ensures all Providers’ orders are completed by appropriate personnel


• Prepares patient to be seen by the Provider


• Does vital signs per established protocol.


• Accurate chart preparation, including all necessary results, consult notes, hospital records (as examples)


• Proactive in preparation for exams and needed paperwork


• Obtains patient history


• Updates Medication List


• Collect, label, and deliver specimens for processing per Provider’s orders.


• Set up, assist, and breakdown exam rooms, for minor office diagnostic and surgical procedures, is able to perform sterile technique.


• Clean and Sterilize instruments per protocol


• Administers medications in accordance with Cigna’s policies and procedures.


• Passes and maintains Cigna’s medication administration certification.


• Reviews with patients pre-printed instruction sheets and refers needs for further teaching to Provider/RN.


• Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly


• Communicates physical symptoms verbalized by patients to the Provider in a timely manner.


• Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to patient’s needs, e.g., referrals, prior auth, other provider offices, case managers, etc.


• Performs general office duties


• Ensures that filing, phone calls, and record keeping are complete and properly identified with patient information.


• Maintains complete accurate documentation in the medical record.


• Documents all encounters following policy and protocol


• Notifies appropriate people about Provider schedule changes


• Maintains inventory of medical & office supplies and medications for area


• Ensures safe storage of all supplies in the area.


• Updates skills through nursing workshops and continuing education programs


• Attends department Staff Meetings and In-service programs


• Cross-trains to new procedures and departments.


• Assists in orienting new employees and temporary pool staff to job responsibilities.


• Greet and check in patients at the health care centers by verifying coverage and eligibility and completing appropriate paperwork.


• Answer telephone in compliance with departmental procedures. Ascertain nature of call and route appropriately. If necessary, take accurate and legible messages.


• Schedule appointments and verify membership according to various benefit coverage

• Graduate of approved Medical Assistant training program 
• Current BCLS required 
• At least 1 year of front and back office experience 
• Phlebotomy experience required
• MA certification preferred 
• EKG, Nebulizer etc.
• Solid Computer skills, including Electronic Health Records
• Excellent customer service skills required
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work clinic hours - 33 hours per week

Hours: 
Monday/Wednesday - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday/Thursday - 8:30 am - 4 pm
Friday - 8 am - 11 am 


This role is based in Montpelier, VT and relocation is not offered. 


Cigna is committed to a healthy work force. New hires must successfully complete a background check, drug and nicotine screen to be employed in this role.