Medical Assistant - Bariatrics and Wellness Service
Specialty: Brookhaven Bariatrics and Wellness Services
Location: Brookhaven Bariatrics and Wellness Services
Shift/Hours: M - F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. primarily, with occasional flexible hours
Position Control Number: 816006100002
Type: Full Time
The Medical Assistant for the Brookhaven Bariatric & Wellness Program is responsible for managing the patient care visit from the time of greeting to the patient exit. They will assist the provider during office hours. The Medical Assistant will actively participate in patient care as it relates to basic interviewing of the patient and their family, obtaining a concrete chief complaint and related information, basic intake skills as it relates to the gathering of patient data. Assistance to the surgeon during visits to the office will be provided. This position will track all patients identified for surgery and record their activity in the electronic medical record, including but not limited to, weekly status calls, specialist consults and testing results, scheduling surgery and obtaining insurance authorizations.