Bariatric Coordinator/ Certified Medical Assistant

Location: New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery at Premier Surgical Parkwest office

Full-time position

Job Description

Provides professional clinical care for Bariatric patients following established standards approved by the physicians. Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient peri-operative surgical and outpatient care. Completes all activities accurately, with high quality and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with patient flow, communication, and assists physicians and other staff as assigned
  • Registers patients for the educational seminar into the scheduler for in-person and online seminars
  • Obtains demographic information on each newly registered patient
  • Maintains follow up with patients until they attend their consultation
  • Tracks and reports pull-through to consults and surgery
  • Rooms patients and assists provider in their care in the office
  • Maintains exam rooms with necessary supplies. Ensures rooms are clean
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician with treatments, procedures, examinations and testing of patients, following all regulations and safety precautions
  • Call or fax orders and other documents as needed
  • Educates patient and family about diagnostic and surgical procedures, medications, nutrition, and health maintenance
  • Monitors and follows-up on outpatient diagnostic testing and physician orders to ensure completion
  • Calls in prescriptions as directed by providers. Responds to phone calls from patients, pharmacies, hospitals, surgery centers and other.
  • Contact, via telephone or other methods, patients who miss appointments. Reschedule appointment if appropriate

 Requirements / Skills

    • Certified or Registered Medical Assistant in the state of Tennessee is REQUIRED
    • Proven working experience as a medical assistant
    • Knowledge of medical office management systems and procedures
    • Social skills, social perceptiveness and service oriented
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • HUMBLE HUNGRY AND SMART

Helpful:

  • Greenway/Intergy software and electronic medical charts experience

Please list medical software experience in your resume or cover letter.
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HRDept@premiersurgical.com
Fax (865) 584-7712