AMERIGROUP Medical Assistant II in Des Moines, Iowa
Medical Assistant II
Must reside in Des Moines, IA
TheMedical Assistant IIis responsible for assisting clinicians in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Provides front and/or back office support.
Greets patients in a friendly, service oriented manner in compliance with Care Center (CCC) or Medical Group Practice protocols and workflows.
Oversees patient check in by ensuring medical records/charts have been pulled, patient data is current, appropriate paperwork is in order, and charts are reviewed/prepared.
Interviews patient, measures vital signs and records reason for visit.
Explains procedures, performs treatments, and administers prescribed medication.
Oversees patient check out by scheduling follow-up appointments, collecting co-payment if applicable, ensuring paperwork is complete.
Schedules and confirms patient\'s appointments.
Reconciles co-payments at the end of each day.
Requires high school diploma or equivalent and minimum of 2 years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Medical Assistant certification from an accredited school of training required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) may be required.
For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position.
Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:
- Medical office background experience strongly preferred.
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We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide and Elevance Health approves a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.
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