Surgical Care Affiliates

Medical Assistant (PT) - Palisades Eye Surgery Center

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
# of Openings
1
Category
Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID
12065
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Part-time
Group Name
Acela

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

 

· Positive work culture

· Career growth opportunities

· Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment

· Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays

· Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits

· Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance

· Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Perform routine clinical tasks: to keep the nurses and physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of medical assistant shall vary from time to time depending on the surgical specialty and volume of cases.
  • Administrative duties include answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients' medical records, scanning medical records, data entry, and assisting scheduling dept as needed.
  • Clinical duties: preparing patients for pre op and assisting the nurse and physician during the pre op and post-op stages. All duties will be performed according to state law and scope of practice. Day to day responsibility may include, but not limited to:
    • Ensures care to the appropriate patient through proper identification and checking of chart
    • Intakes patient's history, performs vitals and reports to RN
    • Ensures correct site/side is verified independently and collaboratively with the circulator / surgeon / anesthesiologist.
    • Checks rooms for proper inventory of supplies
    • Puts away supplies
    • Assists in transferring patients
    • Assists in turning over rooms

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • Medical Assistant Certification required
  • 1 year experience in surgery setting preferred
  • BLS certified required

 

 

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