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Medical Assistant

Location: Fairfax, VA 

Status:  Full-Time/Non-Exempt

Salary Range:  $21.00 - $25.00

 

  • No Evenings
  • No Nights
  • No Weekends
  • No Major Holidays

Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking experienced professionals to join our team in our outpatient cardiology setting.  Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Virginia Heart learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it. 

We offer great benefits! 

  • Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums (Medical, dental and vision) 
  • Life insurance of 50K covered by Virginia Heart, with option to purchase additional
  • 401K pension plan based on profit and a percentage of salary 
  • Paid Short Term Disability with optional long-term insurance available for purchase 
  • Employee assistance program for mental and physical well-being
  • Up to 28 days paid time off, with accrual of 1 additional vacation day per year through year 10
  • Annual merit-based increases
  • Employee Appreciation Events, includes therapy dogs, raffles, other fun rewards
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Semi-annual employee surveys
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Flexible spending accounts, pretax dollars for health and dependent care 
  • Employee Committee Opportunities (e.g., Diversity/ Inclusion, Employee Advisory Committee)
  • No nights, no weekends, no holidays and no on-calls!
  • Set shifts and schedules 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant performs day-to-day clinical and administrative support to the clinical offices delivered in a manner consistent with Virginia Heart’s mission of providing extraordinary cardiovascular care to our community. The medical assistant must exhibit a high level of customer service, communication skills, and accuracy with medical documentation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the clinical and office staff by performing clinical administrative tasks such as phone screening, appointment confirmation calls, orders management, data entry into the EMR, etc.
  • Create and/or update patient demographic and clinical information in the EMR as needed.
  • Responsible for taking patients from waiting room, performing vitals and preparing them for provider visits into EMR as well as updating medical history as part of intake process.
  • Assists the provider’s and/or clinicians with patients in the office and is to include but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Clinical Chart Preparation
  • Gather appropriate documents and signatures necessary to assist the clinician in making treatment decision.
  • Provides patient education and assists patients with clinical questions as needed and appropriate  
  • Notifies patients of test results per protocol as needed.
  • Provides professional and efficient telephone services to patients and Virginia Heart staff and transfers/handles calls as appropriate.
  • Provides a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations within their level of expertise and training.
  • The medical assistant is responsible for knowing the location of the medical supplies and medication on the emergency cart and the proper operation of emergency equipment within their scope.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical Assistant Certification Preferred
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a medical office with both administrative and clinical experience preferred
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience with the use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred

(Click link to view other available openings and locations for our company: https://virginiaheart.hiringplatform.com/list/careers)