Medical Assistant job description

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Medical Assistant Responsibilities

Include:

  • Interviewing patients and document basic medical history
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments
  • Updating and filing medical records and insurance reports

medical assistant job description

Job brief

As a Medical Assistant you will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the medical office/hospital. You will support doctors and patients through a variety of tasks related to patient care management, organization and communication.

The target is to complete all activities accurately, with high quality and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Interview patients and document basic medical history
  • Organize and schedule appointments
  • Update and file medical records and insurance reports
  • Arrange hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Check with patients and type up patients charts
  • Assist during medical examinations
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Handle receivable and payable accounts and keep financial records
  • Prepare and clean treatment rooms and medical instruments

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a medical assistant or medical secretary
  • Knowledge of medical office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Social perceptiveness and service oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and patient management software
  • Degree in medical assistance
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