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Medical Assistant

Alexandria, Virginia
Job Type
19 May 2023
At AllerVie Health, our team members are unified around our mission to help patients achieve and maintain optimal health and quality of life - free from the symptoms and suffering of allergies, asthma, and related immunological conditions. From our physician and clinical roles to our administrative and operational support roles and everything in between - we change lives for the better - giving people their lives, health, and vitality back in real, tangible ways. We live every day on mission and wake up excited to tackle new challenges and provide people with health solutions.

When you join AllerVie, you join a crucial workforce that provides meaningful care and service to our allergy patients. We value the knowledge and experience you bring to AllerVie and we reward your efforts and dedication with a competitive compensation and benefits offering that allow you to offer your best to our patients. These benefits include the following for full-time employees (scheduled 30+ hours weekly):

Eligible for benefits the first of the following month after date of hire
(3) major medical plan offerings
Dental and vision plan offerings
Supplemental benefit offerings: accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, short-term and long-term disability, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending and dependent care spending plans
Company paid benefits: $50K basic life and AD&D insurance, Teladoc plan for employee and dependents at no cost, Employee Assistance Program to include work/life balance resources and counseling
401k Plan with VOYA after 6 months of AllerVie employment. Company match of 100% of the first 3% of employee contributions. 50% for the next 2% of employee contributions.
Generous paid time off that increases with years of service
Paid holidays

The Medical Assistant assists care teams in obtaining a comprehensive medical history of patients, reconciling medications, and appropriately documenting the electronic medical record. This position requires competency and knowledge of general allergy practice, procedures, and medications, and assists with allergy testing, diagnosis, treatment, and immunotherapy. This role operates in a team-based environment with a shared goal of providing safe and equitable care to all patients.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Basic medical terminology
Knowledge of and demonstrates appropriate technique for obtaining vital signs to include Ht/Wt. BP, Pulse, RR, Temp, and O2 saturation
Obtain spirometry and Niox testing on patients demonstrating appropriate technique and patient coaching
Competency and knowledge of general allergy practice, procedures, and medications. Understands the process of testing, diagnosis, treatment, and immunotherapy
Keep exam rooms well stocked and clean
Communicate in an effective and timely manner with the Department Lead and/or the appropriate members of the management team as needed for clinical, supply, HR, facilities, or billing matters
Display a high level of professionalism in patient/parent interactions, adhering to HIPAA. Provide anticipatory guidance as to visit flow for patients upon triage
Ability to appropriately document activities in EMR
Other duties as directed

Education and Experience:
Certified Medical Assistant preferred
Previous experience working with patients in a medical setting preferred
Detail oriented with excellent computer skills
Well-groomed appearance

Physical Demands:
The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus

AllerVie Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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  • Job Reference: 1010171754-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: allervie health
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent