POSITION SUMMARY: A podiatric medical assistant/nail technician will perform the routine activities for a licensed podiatrist physician in order to keep the medical clinic running smoothly. Duties may vary, but commonly include a mixture of administrative and clerical duties: Patient vitals, cleaning of exam rooms, setting up instruments and equipment and cleaning sterilizer according to the maintenance schedule. Greeting patients and escorting patient’s to exam rooms.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare and maintain examination and treatment areas in preparation for patient care.
Educate patients in their responsibilities relating to third-party reimbursements.
Apply computer and other electronic equipment techniques to support office operations.
Perform and actively participate in quality control, quality improvement, and organizational strategic plans.
Attend and actively participate in department and other organizational meetings.
Education: Certification as a Medical Assistant, A S. Certification in CPR .
Experience: year in a clinic, physician’s office or hospital setting . .
Expertise: Proficiency in conversational Spanish is a plus. Must demonstrate the ability to handle and deal with multiple situations effectively. Must have empathy and compassion for all patients and staff. Demonstrate the ability to treat all patients and staff with dignity and respect. Must demonstrate the ability to work efficiently, effectively and productively with Providers and staff. Demonstrated excellence in customer service. Ability to communicate with the provider, charge nurse, lead nurse in a cooperative, respectful, and constructive manner is essential.
Language: Comprehend and use basic language either written or spoken to communicate information and ideals. Intermediate to advanced computer and EMR proficiency.
Hours of Work: May vary based on Organizational need.
Travel: May vary based on Organizational need.
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status.