Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

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Bilingual medical assistant provides supporting clerical functions to facilitate patient flow and inputs patient information into the Medical Management Information System.

Bilingual Medical Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs variety of other clerical functions such as filing of paper medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring efficient flow of patients through the suite
Performs and accurately records patient’s chief complaints, medical history, screening tests, vital signs, vision, hearing, EKG and Spiro for patients of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups
Assists providers with examinations, diagnostic and therapeutic tests
Documents necessary information on patient’s electronic record, including copies of all referrals and medical forms
Updates the practice management information system and electronic medical record documentation with all necessary clinical information for each patient prior to the end of business day
Participates in patient counseling and education activities related to primary health care, such as HIV/STD prevention and treatment, child/adult health maintenance, prenatal and family planning
Performs simple laboratory procedures including but not limited to rapid strep test, urinalysis, pregnancy screening, hemoglobin A1C, blood glucose monitoring and venipuncture
Records and reports results appropriately and calibrates, cleans and maintains the instruments in accordance with the training and competency assessment
Performs the collection and labeling of laboratory specimens, including blood, stool and urine specimens
Reinforces patient/family/significant others teachings that have been initiated by professional staff

Bilingual Medical Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Bilingual Medical Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, MA, BLS, CLIA, TB

Education for Bilingual Medical Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the bilingual medical assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Medical, Medical Assistant, Graduate, Technical, General Education, Healthcare, Associates, Education, High School Education, English

Skills for Bilingual Medical Assistant

Desired skills for bilingual medical assistant include:

Medical terminology
Aspects of the EMR system
ICD-10 and CPT coding
Computerized information systems used in clinical management settings
Federal
Clerical functions
Medical procedures
Experience working in patient care settings
HIPPA procedures
MSFT Office Suite

Desired experience for bilingual medical assistant includes:

Performs medical clerical operations related to the practice, including but not limited to, registration, appointment scheduling, checking patients in and out, cash collections, creating claims, sets clinic up for next day and retrieves medical profiles and results as needed
Maintains strict confidentiality while having access to printed and electronic files containing sensitive information, which must be protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act and other applicable laws and regulations
Protects information from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration, or unauthorized
Effectively manages patient-technician relationship
Assisting in entering patient's data
Taking the patient's vitals

Bilingual Medical Assistant Examples

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Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bilingual medical assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for bilingual medical assistant
  • Handling EKGs and phlebotomy duties
  • Assisting with cervical paps
  • Support medical treatment of patients through phlebotomy
  • Administer EKGs
  • Assist with stress testing, room preparation, and patient visit coordination
  • Complete general reception work
  • Assist with stress testing, room preparation, and coordinating patient visits
  • Preparing patients for medical examinations and/or interviews
  • Collecting specimens from patients and performs procedures using aseptic technique in accordance with protocols
  • Assist the Surgeon during surgery and office visits
Qualifications for bilingual medical assistant
  • Handle and process instruments
  • Prepare treatment rooms before and after patient care
  • Monitor and restock surgical supplies
  • Obtain pre-authorizations for surgical procedures
  • Utilizing E-Clinical Works
  • Performing EKGs
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Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bilingual medical assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bilingual medical assistant
  • Assist with all related job duties, as assigned
  • Assisting the Surgeon during surgery and office visits
  • Handling and processing instruments
  • Preparing treatment rooms before and after patient care
  • Monitoring and restocking surgical supplies
  • Obtaining pre-authorizations for surgical procedures
  • Sterilizing instruments
  • Provides front and/or back office support
  • Oversees patient check in by ensuring medical records/charts have been pulled, patient data is current, appropriate paperwork is in order, and charts are reviewed/prepared
  • Interviews patient, measures vital signs and records reason for visit
Qualifications for bilingual medical assistant
  • Explains procedures, performs treatments, and administers prescribed medication
  • Oversees patient check out by scheduling follow up appointments, collecting co-payment if applicable, ensuring paperwork is complete
  • Schedules and confirms patient's appointments
  • Reconciles co-payments at the end of each day
  • Prescription call in for ambulatory care setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the sterile techniques
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Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bilingual medical assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for bilingual medical assistant
  • Maintaining logs and equipment and interact with outside labs
  • Performing routine tests, maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment, processing forms and paperwork
  • Assist in completion of diagnostic testing in the clinics that are within scope of practice as designated by Board of Health
  • Support medical treatment of patients through phlebotomy, EKGs, assisting with stress testing, room preparation, and coordinating patient visits
  • Handle all related job duties, as assigned
  • Performs the initial patient assessments documents any findings
  • Establishes immediate plans of care for patients in collaboration with physician, documents referrals on patient's chart and log book
  • Correctly administers and documents medication regime
  • Correctly identifies and implements infection control processes
  • Performs radiological or lab procedures (if verified as part of employee's minimum experience and credentials)
Qualifications for bilingual medical assistant
  • At least six months experience in clinical operations or medical office work
  • Equipment operation monitoring
  • One (1) to two (2) years in a medical assistant position to assigned department's clinical area
  • Interventional Radiology experience preffered
  • Bi-lingual-Fluent levels (English/Spanish or English/Creole)
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish (Fluent Levels in Both)-Must be able to speak, read and write in both languages without limitations or assistance
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Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a bilingual medical assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bilingual medical assistant
  • Help to ensure the financial success of the practice by adhering to the center's established operational budget
  • Serves as a preceptor to all new staff level personnel
  • Ensures all clinical staff are in serviced on any new equipment or procedures performed in the office
  • Monitors inventory needs based on set levels of need
  • Receives incoming supplies and verifies for completeness
  • Assist Practice Administrator with resolving any patient care issues or patient complaints
  • Verifies accuracy of each employee's time by comparing actual to detail as distribution payroll reports are received
  • Monitors clinic repair needs, submits work order
  • Handling all related job duties, as assigned
  • See an average of 7 to 10 assessments per day (30 to 45 minutes) and review reports from the city referral and/or the client's care provider
Qualifications for bilingual medical assistant
  • 3+ years' experience working within the Healthcare Industry and healthcare insurance
  • One year experience working as a medical assistant preferred
  • Patient interaction via phone and video required
  • Knowledge of telemedicine a plus
  • QBS Level 2 Cantonese Certification Required
  • Bilingual Fluent- English/Spanish- Must be able to speak, read, and write in both languages without limitations or assistance
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Bilingual Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a bilingual medical assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bilingual medical assistant
  • Participate in the recruitment of qualified clinical staff, including interviewing and recommendation for hire
  • Complete computer-based Wellness Plan reviews for clients who have updated medical documents from outside treating providers
  • Provide direct input on medical education and training priority areas for healthcare personnel
  • Work with the Deputy Medical Director of Comprehensive Assessments to establish and/or maintain collaborative relationships with the health provider community
  • Assisting in several facets of patient scheduling for Desert Radiology
  • Taking inbound calls from patients calling to schedule their appointments (referral should already be in the system)
  • Scheduler will also be taking any inbound calls from messages left for patients
  • Employee may need to make outbound calls as directed by business need
  • May also direct clinical personnel
  • A Day in the Life You will assist in answering and scheduling inbound outbound patient calls
Qualifications for bilingual medical assistant
  • Certificate or Degree/Diploma as Medical Assistant
  • QBS Level II Testing - Spanish
  • Medical Assistant Certification required(CMA, NRCMA, RMA, CCMA)
  • Bilingual English and Spanish-Must be able to speak, read, and write in both languages without limitations or assistance
  • One to two years related experience in the lab highly preferred
  • Bilingual (fluent in Spanish/English) high preferred

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