Medical Assistant

Full Job Description

Altair Health is seeking a Full-Time Medical Assistant to work in a multi-faceted role. The MA role will travel between the Wayne, NJ location and Morristown, NJ location. Including, but not limited to: Call center, phone triage, scribing, medication line, scheduling, prior authorizations for medications, clinical intakes, assisting MD/NP’s throughout the day, urine specimen collections, etc.. The ideal candidate will float between our Wayne and Morristown locations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Personify Altair Health’s core values of customer service and teamwork.
  • Ability to Scribe or the willingness to learn.
  • Maintain patient records by accurately recording medical history, vital statistics, etc., scanning related documents.
  • Checking and verifying schedules and organizing patient flow to help minimize wait time and efficiently communicate delays to patients.
  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure room and assist patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens and preparing for exams.
  • Collecting patient history and assisting Provider with various procedures and screenings.
  • Relaying instructions to patients/families and providing pertinent information.
  • Patient Records and following HIPAA regulations.
  • Sending and receiving patient medical records, obtaining lab/X-ray reports and hospital notes to provide Provider with complete patient history.
  • Instructing patients about medications and special diets. Transmitting prescription refills as directed.
  • Administering electrocardiograms when instructed.
  • Removing sutures and changing dressings.
  • Complete forms/requisitions as needed to ensure patient records are accurate and claims can be properly billed.
  • Adheres to Patient Confidentiality Policies and HIPAA regulations. · Quality Control and OSHA.
  • Setting up instruments and equipment’s and equipment according to department protocols, cleaning exam/procedure rooms and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control, maintaining and cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program, restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and standardized quality control methods to provide the highest quality of patient care.
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with EMR preferred.

Altair Health offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Surgery


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Face mask required.


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Medical Office MA: 2 years (Required)


  • AAMA, NCCT or AMT Certificate (Preferred)
Department: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Morristown NJ

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