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Certified Medical Assistant Fam Practice Woodlands FT Days

Req #: 17006365
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
Job Category: Patient Care
Organization: FH North Pinellas

Description
Work Hours/Shift
FT Days
 
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a full-service, 168-bed facility dedicated to helping our neighbors in beautiful Tarpon Springs and beyond. As a regional medical center, we offer a wide range of comprehensive services, testing and education opportunities for our community. We’ve been focused on meeting the needs of North Pinellas residents for nearly 90 years, and Florida Hospital has built its reputation for compassionate, patient-centered care for more than a century.
 
Important Note: Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a Smoke/Tobacco Free Campus. 

Tobacco use is defined as the use of any tobacco product including the use of temporary aids to stop smoking such as nicotine patches, nicotine gum or other similar products. 

Applicants being considered for employment at Florida Hospital North Pinellas will be tested for nicotine use as part of their regular pre-employment screening. Those who are identified as tobacco users will be ineligible for employment, but may reapply in six months
 
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Workplace
EOE
 


 
You will be responsible for:
  • Encourages and demonstrates teamwork by pulling charts, following up on radiology and lab results, answering phones, communicating with patients.
  • Demonstrates care for one another by working all areas, open to change, sensitive to department needs, effectively participates in conflict resolution/problem solving.
  • Collaborates with office staff on marketing efforts
  • Communicates effectively with staff to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Performs front office responsibilities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills respectfully and courteously when interacting with patients, co-workers, physicians, and colleagues within department.
  • Pulls and preps next-day patient charts. Ensures all labs, scan results, etc. are available day of visit. Passes key information to doctors/clinicians and front office in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with doctor, personnel, lab and radiology companies to schedule procedures and ensure efficient processes.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow, exam room prep and addresses all doctors’ requirements.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of office medical equipment and assists doctor.
  • Maintains timely communication with patients re: surgery, scripts, testing.
  • Prevents casual overtime at all times and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Assists in controlling supplies and maintains inventory weekly.
  • Enters charges for daily reconciliation
  • Maintains efficiency in patient work-up flow and triage responsibilities.
  • Maintains accurate legible documentation of patient medications and messages, sample meds, and pharmacy documentation.
  • Identifies problems that may affect patient safety and efficiency in department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of Hospital guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Keeps current with new technology and updates on care and medications.
  • Contributes to the growth of the practice by managing patient flow and recommending follow-up visits if needed.
  • Assists office staff with marketing mailings, phone calls.
Qualifications
What will you need:
  • Competent in basic patient work-up for examination.
  • Good medical knowledge to assist doctor during patient exams.
  • Ability to keep process and patient flow on time; competent with basic patient work up.
  • Current basic computer skills, data input.
  • Good business office organizational skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • High School diploma/equivalent.
  • One or more years’ experience in physician office or clinical setting. (Preferred)
  • Completion of accredited course in Medical Assisting. (Preferred)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certification or American Medical Technologist (AMT) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).
  • Certification is required to be obtained within the first 90 days of employment or when transferring into this position.             
  • Current, valid CPR certification is required (BLS). Must obtain within the first 30 days of employment.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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