Medical Administrative Assistant
- Location: Rochester, MN
- Posted: Jan 3, 2018
The medical administrative assistant performs a variety of tasks in support of physicians and other allied health care providers. These tasks may include maintaining care provider calendars; scheduling meetings; preparing presentation materials, creating and distributing professional memos and letters, taking minutes, answering telephones and providing related follow-up; maintaining the electronic medical record; filing; preparing reports, making travel arrangements; processing reimbursement for travel and other professional expenses; maintaining records for continuing medical education; and transcribing medical correspondence as well as research and administrative documents. Ideal candidates will have strong organizational and communication skills, a commitment to quality and excellence in service, initiative, proficiency, and good judgment in optimizing the use of physicians' and other allied health care providers' time. This position is also known as a medical secretary. (001756)
Successful completion of a vocational or associates degree/diploma in a medical secretary, medical administrative assistant, administrative assistant, medical transcription, business related or medical related program or a minimum of two years' of relevant experience in an office support role such as a medical secretary, administrative assistant or medical transcription performing secretarial duties or successful completion of the Mayo-Sponsored Medical Secretary/Transcriptionist Training Program (MSTP). Individuals without relevant medical education or medical experience will be required to successfully complete a Medical Terminology course within six months of employment. Anatomy/Physiology may also be required depending on role and background.