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Medical Administrative Assistant

Sacramento, CA 95811

Posted: 06/07/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 1660900

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Medical Administrative Assistant for a non-profit organization in Sacramento. This is a contract position (up to 3 months) and a great opportunity for a medical assistant who is looking to step away from direct patient care, or someone who has experience with referrals. This role will perform administrative tasks including providing information on Durable Medical Equipment (DME), coordination of delivery of DME, and will work closely with medical providers and other clinical support staff. This is an onsite position, M-F, 8am-5pm. Pay: $21-$24/hour.

The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills and be comfortable on phones to coordinate the delivery of DME.

  • Receive DME referrals, communicate status and receipt of DME to referral sources.
  • Ensure written authorization from payor source prior to delivery of equipment. 
  • Provide updates to referral sources, provider, as well as confirmation of DME delivery. 
  • Work closely with referral sources, DME providers to ensure appropriate DME is delivered in a specified timeframe. 
  • Follow up with referral sources in a timely manner to ensure patient satisfaction. 
  • Expand the current list of DME providers. 
  • Coordinate specific work tasks with internal teams as needed to ensure smooth and efficient flow of information. 
  • Respond to inquiries within given timeframes and within established policy. 
  • Appropriately follow up with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns. 
  • Maintain Confidentiality of all data, including ensuring protection injured workers' rights, Protected Health Information (PHI), employee, and operations data. 
  • Complete requirements for required training, demonstrate acceptable attendance, and appropriate personal appearance. 

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Medical Assistant or medical administrative position including referrals experience.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking ability.
  • Ability to use good judgment and clear a drug screen and criminal background check.  
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