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PrimaCARE, P.C.

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Position: Medical Assistant - Podiatry
Location: Fall River, MA
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Seeking a full-time medical assistant for a busy Podiatry office. The candidate needs good communication and organizational skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Escort patients to the exam room.
  • Update eCW with weight, medicine reconciliation, family history, social history, allergies etc.
  • Review medical records prior to the visit and verify medical data as necessary.
  • Help patient take off or put on their socks and shoes as needed.
  • Prepare bio hazardous waste/soiled linen for processing.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patients, keeping room neat, clean and stocked.
  • Assist providers in examination and treatment/procedures of patients as needed.
  • Assist providers in bandaging feet after procedures.
  • Sanitize exam rooms between patients and at the end of the day per protocol.
  • Prepare prior authorizations for medications and follow up to completion.
  • Follow up on orders to completion such as wound supplies for patients.
  • Perform general office duties, such as returning phone calls, or completion of insurance forms.
  • Measuring and ordering diabetic shoes and inserts for patients, night splints, Cam walker etc.
  • Fitting and dispensing diabetic shoes and obtaining proper records for reimbursement of
    diabetic shoes.
  • Prep and assist of casting for orthotics and maintain log.
  • Prepare waivers for non-covered services, explaining the waiver to the patients and have them
    sign and scan into their medical records.
  • Instruments cleaned and sterilized via Autoclave.
  • Prepare and send specimens for culture and maintain log for Strata Dx
  • Draw up and label injectables for physicians to use for procedures.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Maintain Autoclave sterilization log.
  • Maintain enzyme solution per protocol
  • Order and maintain medical supply inventory
  • Maintain tool sterility.
  • Check eye wash monthly
  • Monitor supply closets/exam rooms for expired products
  • Test emergency lights in suite monthly.
  • Maintain workspace keeping neat and professional.

Certification/Licensure

  • Medical assistant position requires training and certification as a medical assistant from an accredited program. Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and experience are required for this position. Knowledge of electronic medical records (EMR) is helpful.

Benefits for our Permanent Placements Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.

  • 401K/ROTH and Safe Harbor Plans.

  • Paid Time Off.

About PrimaCARE, P.C.:

Prima Care, P.C. was founded in 1996 and is a large, multi-specialty medical group serving southeastern New England.  With over 150 providers, including primary care physicians and a broad range of specialists, we offer quality health care, a diversity of services and treatments, convenient and friendly service, and state-of-the-art testing facilities to support your diagnosis and treatments.
In addition to our main Fall River campus and walk-in Center, Prima Care has medical offices and Walk-In centers in Somerset, Westport, and Dartmouth, as well as satellite offices in Tiverton, Rhode Island.  We also provide care in patient’s homes, nursing homes and hospitals and two Outpatient Physical Therapy clinics located in Fall River and Somerset, MA.
We live and work by the golden rule and our company values that include integrity, respect, professionalism, ethical behavior and partnership.