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Medical Assistant

Company: Outreach
Location: Great Mills
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have a passion to help others who are suffering with addiction and substance abuse to get their lives back on track? Join our group of expert clinicians and healthcare professionals who specialize in substance abuse and drug addiction treatment. Outreach Recovery is a national leader in the treatment of substance use disorders. Outreach Recovery presently has over 20 facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region; and is growing rapidly.

We are looking for an enthusiastic FT Medical Assistant to join our team at our Great Mills (between Leonardtown and Lexington Park) clinics. This opportunity will allow the employee to grow into new roles and responsibilities. The job is dynamic and challenging while allowing you to use your personality and people skills.

Here are some of the responsibilities for the position:

General Responsibilities
Knowledge of how to manage Addiction Medicine inquiries and factors regarding the patient populations
Be a liaison between clinical and administrative staff
Listening to customers' needs and making appropriate recommendations regarding the proper place in our list of services.
Promoting our treatment programs and world-class clinicians.
Communicating the value of programs and how important it is to seek help for addiction
Scheduling and confirming appointments in a professional and timely manner.
Administrative tasks involved in treating a very complicated and demanding patient population

Administrative Tasks
Inputs patient documentation and metrics into Outreach Recovery's designated EMR/EHR to ensure provider information certainty during follow-up appointments (along with CM)
Ensures that new patient appointment procedures are followed and completed prior to patient arrival
Coordinates referrals and markets Outreach service to local stakeholders and community partners
Manages insurance reimbursement and prior authorizations for patient services and products
Prepares therapy sheets and patient demographics for physician and provider consultations
Ensures that urinalysis and other patient histories are relayed to the physician/provider according to clinical procedures
Reports patient demographics, admissions, and missed appointments
Communicates with pharmacies to verify prescriptions and make necessary changes per provider guidance
Monitors and takes patient vitals and facilitates urinalysis collection
Maintaining and Retaining Current Patients through Streamlined Care Protocols
Records patient and provider information according to DEA requirements

Requirements
HS Diploma
Experience in Addiction Medicine or Behavioral Health Preferred
Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) Preferred

Benefits
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays)
Life Insurance

Keywords: Outreach, Alexandria , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Great Mills, Virginia

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