The Medical Assistant/Referral Coordinator assists with patient care management, executes administrative and clinical procedures. The Medical Assistant position provides exceptional medical care that meets each patient’s physical, mental, and emotional needs. Provide administrative/clinical assistance to physicians/mid-level practitioners/nurses/patients while adhering to a prescribed treatment plan in accordance with established policies and procedures. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Responsible for processing, follow up and communication to patients for referrals and/or procedure orders that are generated by the providers. This position will initiate the authorization for patient services. This positon is responsible for knowledge of insurance coverages, documentation of authorizations, and communicates status of authorizations to the practice staff.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.