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The incumbent is primarily responsible for assisting the medical provider by performing all aspects of medical assisting, patient education, patient monitoring, third party payer and DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY (DMEC) coordination in a busy AASM accredited Sleep Center setting.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Currently enrolled in a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assisting program, or CNA program, or equivalents, with expected completion within 60 days of employment.
Experience: At least one (1) year of experience in a health care setting (preferably medical office/outpatient) required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or similar credentialing body, OR State of CT DPH CNA, required within 60 days of employment. BLS certification required or completion within 30 days of employment.
Language Skills: English
Education: Graduate of a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assisting program, or CNA program, or equivalents.
Experience: Two (2) to five (5) years preferred. Advanced knowledge of AASM accredited Sleep Center office practice.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or similar credentialing body, OR current State of CT DPH CNA.
Language Skills: English and Spanish
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to make independent decisions within his/her area of responsibility. Excellent verbal and written skills in the English language required daily. Excellent telephone skills required. Ability to learn use of all equipment necessary to perform job. Familiarity with medical terminology. Working knowledge of PC including word processing and data entry. Must possess (or obtain within 60 days of employment); (1) Knowledge of third party payer (government & private payer) rules and regulations regarding sleep medicine testing, patient evaluations and durable medical equipment qualification requirements, (2) Basic knowledge and understanding of various sleep testing procedures, (3) Intermediate skills using the EPIC ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD (EHR) in the outpatient setting, including patient registration, scheduling, Encounter generation and patient rooming. Must maintain, at all times, BLS CPR certification. Maintains required level of technical and/or professional learning. Ensures through continuing education the skills necessary to assess patients based on their age-specific needs are maintained.
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