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$21.00 - $25.00 per hour
The average salary for this type of role is $22 per hour. This matches the salary range the job offers.
$21.00 - $25.00
No Major Holidays
Virginia Heart is Northern Virginias premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking experienced professionals to join our team in our outpatient cardiology setting. Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Virginia Heart learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
We offer great benefits!
Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums (Medical, dental and vision)
Life insurance of 50K covered by Virginia Heart, with option to purchase additional
401K pension plan based on profit and a percentage of salary
Paid Short Term Disability with optional long-term insurance available for purchase
Employee assistance program for mental and physical well-being
Up to 28 days paid time off, with accrual of 1 additional vacation day per year through year 10
Annual merit-based increases
Employee Appreciation Events, includes therapy dogs, raffles, other fun rewards
Career Advancement Opportunities
Employee Referral Bonus
Semi-annual employee surveys
Employee Discount Programs
Flexible spending accounts, pretax dollars for health and dependent care
Employee Committee Opportunities (eg, Diversity/ Inclusion, Employee Advisory Committee)
No nights, no weekends, no holidays and no on-calls!
Set shifts and schedules
The Medical Assistant performs day-to-day clinical and administrative support to the clinical offices delivered in a manner consistent with Virginia Heart’s mission of providing extraordinary cardiovascular care to our community. The medical assistant must exhibit a high level of customer service, communication skills, and accuracy with medical documentation.
Supports the clinical and office staff by performing clinical administrative tasks such as phone screening, appointment confirmation calls, orders management, data entry into the EMR, etc.
Create and/or update patient demographic and clinical information in the EMR as needed.
Responsible for taking patients from waiting room, performing vitals and preparing them for provider visits into EMR as well as updating medical history as part of intake process.
Assists the provider’s and/or clinicians with patients in the office and is to include but not limited to the following tasks:
Clinical Chart Preparation
Gather appropriate documents and signatures necessary to assist the clinician in making treatment decision.
Provides patient education and assists patients with clinical questions as needed and appropriate
Notifies patients of test results per protocol as needed.
Provides professional and efficient telephone services to patients and Virginia Heart staff and transfers/handles calls as appropriate.
Provides a safe environment for patients and staff.
Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations within their level of expertise and training.
The medical assistant is responsible for knowing the location of the medical supplies and medication on the emergency cart and the proper operation of emergency equipment within their scope.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Medical Assistant Certification Preferred
High School Diploma, or equivalent
Previous experience working in a medical office with both administrative and clinical experience preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Prior experience with the use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws.