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Bariatric Medical Assistant

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!POSITION SUMMARYThe Certified Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled professional who works under the direction and supervision of licensed Provider. The Certified Medical Assistant is trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the physician practices. Assists as needed in scheduling surgical procedures and preassessments for surgeon offices. Assists the Program Manager with planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the functions of the Bariatric Department. Assists as needed in delivering care and providing telephone triage in the outpatient office setting for the bariatric surgery patient under the direct supervision of a bariatric provider.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation: HS diploma or GED; Certified Medical AssistantExperience: 2 years' surgical experience preferred, Medical Terminology required and current BLS certification

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to review medical records and evaluate findings appropriately
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships within and outside of the organization
  • Ability to manage a variety of complex issues while working on key projects
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with physicians, administrators and other professionalsBehaviors: Must have a positive, enthusiastic attitude and demonstrate the ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor at all times.Age-Specific Competence: Demonstrates competence to provide psychosocial and sensitive care to the Obese Adult and Geriatric Age GroupsESSENTIAL JOB FUCTIONS
    • Self-motivated and prioritizes work appropriately.
    • Demonstrates effective positive communication with patients, families, staff, physicians, and visitors. Maintains confidentiality of all patient and employee information.
    • Abstracts Quality Improvement data from the bariatric patient record and health system department/service logs assumes responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of data entry into computerized departmental database. To preform essential job functions has access in EMR to master daily schedule, operative report and anesthesia summary.
    • Prepares data reports and participates in organizing QI studies as instructed by the Program Manager. Maintains confidentiality of all Quality Improvement information. Prepares patients for examination by practitioner by performing physical tests, taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature.
    • Establishes and maintains manuals on Policies and Procedures, QI Reports and all needed manuals for JCAHO Inspection and ASMBS-COE Certification with up-to-date revisions for each.
    • Accurately schedules surgery and pre-assessments with the performing surgeon's office personnel and hospital. Maintains and monitors the surgery schedule. Communicates pertinent changes regarding the surgery schedule to the appropriate personnel.
    • Answers telephone professionally and courteously in efficient manner; personally addressing needs or directs to appropriate person. Triages clinical calls.
    • Completes all aspects of referral completion including reaching out to the patient and proper documentation.
    • Accurately completes insurance verification for procedures and medications.
    • Completes correspondences, minutes, memos, monthly reports and other documents as needed by the Program.
    • Orders supplies as needed. Assists with ordering of equipment as needed. Collaborates with other departments to obtain information needed.
    • Attends weekly seminars after hours and gathers patient demographic and insurance information for surgery qualification and determination.Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:
      • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
      • Prescription drug coverage
      • Flexible spending accounts
      • Life insurance w/AD&D
      • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
      • Paid time off
      • Educational Assistance
      • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment:Comprehensive Weight Loss Clinic - St. Francis EastsideAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Bon Secours, Greenville , Bariatric Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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