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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

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. 

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