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Medical Assistant - James River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Company: Virginia Health Services
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionVirginia Health Services is hiring a Medical Assistant at the James River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, a Long Term Care and Rehab Center located in Newport News, VA for a Part Time opportunity, including two weekends a month.The Medical Assistant has the following responsibilities:

  • Promoting and demonstrating exceptional customer service, including greeting residents and visitors.
  • Scheduling and managing patient appointments and transportation.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment while complying with facility policy, regulations and current infection control practices.
  • Effectively communicating with providers and their staff, insurance companies, and families related to non-nursing matters.
  • Assisting in preparing, organizing and filing documents in medical charts, both paper and electronic format. (ex. Lab results, admissions, discharge, and transportation related documents)
  • Organizing and maintaining medical supplied on the nursing units, cleaning and disinfecting medical equipment.
  • Understanding and assisting with staffing procedures.
  • Answering and directing phone calls.
  • Carrying out clinical tasks such as obtaining vital signs or glucometer checks.
  • Appropriately documenting in resident's medical records.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent degree is required.
    • Medical Assistant certification required.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Healthcare facility experience is preferred.
    • Basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office.
    • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret information,
    • Experience maintaining a professional level of patient privacy in accordance with HIPPA procedures.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills when speaking with patients, facility staff, and visitors, and physicians.
    • Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must abide by infection control standards including wearing required PPE.Why join Virginia Health Services? Locally owned and headquartered in Newport News, Virginia since 1963, Virginia Health Services offers exceptional senior living and health care services. Our 1,200+ employees are passionate and committed to the well-being and quality care of our residents.A career with Virginia Health Services means you'll be part of a collaborative Team whose dedication and compassion are recognized and valued. We believe in quality of life and want to help you live your best life too!Recognizing you have many options; Virginia Health Services is committed to investing in its Team members and offers the following benefits:
      • Competitive salary
      • Group Health insurance including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings account
      • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days
      • 401(k) retirement savings plan with an employer contribution annual basis.
      • Referral program
      • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!Learn more about us at: http://www.vahs.comVirginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Keywords: Virginia Health Services, Newport News , Medical Assistant - James River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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