Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

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Lead medical assistant provides relevant medical and scientific support for healthcare providers, third-party payers, and other managed care audiences.

Lead Medical Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective lead medical assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included lead medical assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Administer ordered medications via, oral, topical, rectal, otic, ophthalmic and inhaled
Processes orders for medications and supplies in a timely manner
May assist with onboarding and training new team members
Provide a pleasant and comfortable environment
Verify insurance coverage and eligibility
Perform routine clinical functions under the supervision of a licensed provider/nurse
Assist the provider in navigating the EHR/EMR
Locate information for review
Participates in team-based care and patient education initiatives to support the health and wellness of patients in conjunction with the LIP/LPN/RN
In conjunction with the Practice Manager, oversees the daily activities of the MA’s

Lead Medical Assistant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Medical Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, MA, CMA, ACLS

Education for Lead Medical Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lead medical assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, Department of Education, Medical, Medical Assistant, Computer, Medical Terminology, Patient Care, Healthcare, Medical Assisting, Associates

Skills for Lead Medical Assistant

Desired skills for lead medical assistant include:

Medications and their use
Vaccines
Clinical procedures and equipment maintenance
Medical terminology
Medications
Personal computer and relevant software applicants
Third party payers
Basic medical terminology
Medical terminology are also
Practice operations and standards

Desired experience for lead medical assistant includes:

Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic interventions including but not limited to vital signs, minor treatments/procedures, prevention services, pre-visit planning and post-visit follow up, medication refills per protocol for existing treatment plans and ensures patient flow through the clinic is efficient
Provide relationship-based care in which the medical assistant strives to understand what is most important to the individual and actively engage them in all aspects of care
Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement and the importance of continuous quality improvement data
High School Degree or
At least one year experience strongly preferred
Certification as a Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant preferred

Lead Medical Assistant Examples

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Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lead 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 lead medical assistant
  • May be expected to monitor and track time and attendance in accordance with clinic policy
  • Perform all of the duties of the Medical Assistant I and Medical Assistant II
  • Directs, supervises and coaches front office and clinical staff daily
  • Directs less experienced medical assistants to specific duties such as obtaining vital signs (height, weight, blood pressure, ) and phlebotomy services as needed
  • Accompanies patient to exam rooms when necessary
  • Verifies insurance coverage and patient demographics
  • Coverage for staff who are absent
  • Training of new and less experienced MSA's
  • Consult triage
  • Providing guidance to staff members to include change in policies and procedures
Qualifications for lead medical assistant
  • Serves as a positive role model
  • Six (6) month's experience in an outpatient setting as a Medical Assistant preferred
  • Daytona Beach, FL
  • VA San Diego Health Care System Employees Only
  • Must be a current permanent employee of MEDVAMC
  • You must submit a complete VA Form 10-2850C
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Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead medical assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead medical assistant
  • Administers ordered medications via oral, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration
  • Administers vaccines via oral, topical, injection and/or nasal administration
  • Checks daily schedule board and EPIC physician schedule, this includes accuracy of daily staff assignments, setting priorities and ensuring that necessary tasks are completed
  • Oversees and participates in opening and closing responsibilities of the clinic
  • Ensures adequate coverage for lunch time and that staff goes to lunch on time (should take lunch at a different time than staff, as the team lead may need to be available to cover at lunch)
  • Oversees and organizes process for routine instrument sharpening
  • Ensures appropriate inventory of linen and blue scrubs, oversees weekly orders and makes adjustments
  • Keeps all patient care and procedure equipment clean and in good working order and proactively manages equipment maintenance/problems
  • Performs all duties and tasks as requested by the CPM to ensure the efficient overall performance of the facility
  • Daily meets with CPM for update and overview of clinical day
Qualifications for lead medical assistant
  • You must submit your most recent Non-Award SF 50
  • A pre-placement evaluation is required to meet CDC and The Joint Commission recommendations and standards if the individual will be working in a health care facility
  • Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others
  • White City, OR
  • May require the completion of a one year initial probationary period
  • This position does not require filing of a financial disclosure report
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Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a lead medical assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead medical assistant
  • Works collaboratively in relationships with co-workers
  • Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies and procedures
  • Performs all responsibilities of primary role
  • Assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures as outlined in the FMG Scope of Practice Policy and the State of Washington
  • Provides x-ray reports to physician
  • Documents QA controls and maintenance on x-ray equipment
  • Documents lab and radiology results
  • Answers telephones and assists patients, triaging calls as necessary
  • Files patient charts
  • Records daily visits and charges accurately
Qualifications for lead medical assistant
  • Beaver Dam and Baraboo CBOCs
  • Must possess and maintain a current Medical Assistant certificate
  • 5 years’ experience in physician office or healthcare setting with experience in patient registration, insurance verification, authorizations and co-pay collections
  • High school graduate and/or equivalent
  • Minimum three to five years of experience as a Medical Assistant with supervisory responsibilities
  • Muskogee, OK
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Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of lead medical assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead medical assistant
  • Functions as a resource for Medical Assistants (MA) in their principal duties and responsibilities
  • Directs and guides back office staff in monitoring and expediting workflow
  • Handles medical supply inventory, orders, and cost control
  • Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol
  • Communicates with patients regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician
  • Formulates and documents patient care plans, charts, tests and examination results in the medical record
  • Works with the Healthcare Provider to facilitate training of new hires and other training initiatives
  • Directs clinical staff, assign tasks and responsibilities, establishes priorities, reviews work, addresses issues and may initiate disciplinary actions to include follow-through
  • Orients new staff
  • Acts as the Service Section liaison for updates and changes regarding the Website
Qualifications for lead medical assistant
  • Ability to manage staffing requirements, manage priorities, and coordinate work in order to complete duties in an accurate and timely manner
  • 50% in Portland, OR and 50% at the Vancouver, WA campus
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (preferred)
  • Multiskilled Medical Certification Institute, inc
  • Helping them to understand their medical diagnoses, ordered testing, and other recommended treatments
  • Assisting them with personal goals such as weight loss, better nutrition, physical activity or smoking cessation
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Lead Medical Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of lead medical assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead medical assistant
  • Prepares a 3rd Day Next Available report weekly
  • Develops and updates training material
  • Maintains status and progress of work, and makes day to day adjustments in accordance with the established priorities
  • Reports on expected time of completion of work, and maintain records of work accomplishments and time expended
  • Amends or rejects work not meeting established standards
  • Assists with the website training of new employees and answer questions from less experienced MSAs
  • Monitors and makes work assignments
  • Provides input on performance
  • Resolves daily workplace issues
  • Maintains efficient workflow
Qualifications for lead medical assistant
  • Supporting them as they strive to achieve overall wellness
  • Focusing on ER visits and hospital discharge follow-up
  • Following up with patients who have difficulty complying with their recommended medical treatment
  • Working closely with the social worker, diabetic educator, and behavioral health specialist to coordinate patient care
  • One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-6)
  • Experience in a primary care or urgent care environment is preferred

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