The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued an emergency advisory about an elevated threat of cybersecurity attacks targeting hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. These threats can come by phone calls, text messages or emails.
ChristianaCare advises that everyone be alert to potential phone, email and text-messaging scams. If you receive a suspicious phone call, text message or email from ChristianaCare that asks you to make a financial transaction or to provide personal information, please visit www.christianacare.org or call 302-327-5555 and ask to speak to someone from the department or service that contacted you.
Are you a Medical Assistant looking to utilize your administrative experience in a fast paced, high volume environment? If so, Christiana Care has an opportunity in Employee Health Services for an experienced MA with computer skills.
Please note, this role is not in a medical practice.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient vitals.
Performs point of care testing, injections, medication administration and EKGs as per practice needs.
Assist clinician with examinations/procedures
Prepares exam/treatment rooms with necessary supplies and equipment
Completes necessary patient-specific paperwork as per practice needs
Ensures EMR is up-to-date with all pertinent test results in preparation for next visit
Handles patient call backs relaying information per the direction of provider
As per state guidelines, performs sterilization of medical equipment per practice needs
Handles prior authorizations, referrals, and medical refills based on practice needs ( Please take this off)
Schedules tests, procedures and surgeries as per practice needs.
Performs quality control on all POCT (point of care testing) equipment.
Provides documentation assistance for providers during examinations and procedures
Perform clerical duties as assigned by supervisor
Performs other related duties as required
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: Daily contact with patients, physicians, providers and other members of the medical and front office staff. Also interacts with outside medical offices, diagnostic centers, CCHS departments and other companies/organizations based on the needs of the patients.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Graduate or Equivalent
A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or
Hold current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, is preferred
Travel between Newark and Wilmington location
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge to take and record vital signs
Ability to assist providers with examinations and procedures Knowledge of medical terminology Knowledge of managed care insurance Knowledge of current ICD and CPT coding requirements Knowledge of referral process Ability to administer medications to all age groups Ability to organize and complete various tasks simultaneously Ability to apply good oral and written communication skills Knowledge of computer software Knowledge of physician office systems and practices
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Medical Assistant certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) required if working in state of New Jersey.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting
WORKING CONDITIONS: Pleasant office environment Exposure to medication and hazardous waste
Internal Number: JR54725
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.