Surgical Care Affiliates

Day Medical Assistant- Sleep

US-OH-Westerville
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

The Day Medical Assistant provides information, services, and assistance to patients in a sleep services setting.  This position reports to the Staffing Manager.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight; reporting patient sleep history summary.
  • Verifies compliance data for outcomes studies in regards to therapy i.e. PAP therapy.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about sleep testing.
  • Schedules sleep procedures by scheduling patients or making arrangements with Central Scheduling to schedule procedures for Sleep centers; verifying times with patients; preparing charts and necessary documents.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Serves and protects the sleep practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Medical Assistant certification preferred
  • Minimum 6 months experience as a medical assistant
  • Hospital or medical office experience preferred

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