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Medical Assistant Physician Practice Non Certified FT Days

Req #: 16004900
Location: SEBRING, FL
Job Category: Physician Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Heartland

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time/Days
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Assists with rooming patients for appointments.  Obtains accurate temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight.  Documents correctly on progress note.
  • Prepares patient for physical examination.  Screens patients for appropriate information.  Instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.
  • Explains procedures and treatments to patients and when necessary to significant others prior to implementation.
  • Reviews patient charts to ensure that all test results and correspondence are present prior to the physician seeing the patient.
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with Florida Hospital Heartland Division policy and procedures and nursing standards.  Documents medications completely in the patients chart after they are given.
  • Reviews appointment bookings and ensures preferences are given to patients in emergency situations.  Maintains timely flow of patients.
  • Responds to and returns in-coming telephone calls in a timely manner.  Instructs patient and family regarding medication and treatment instructions.
  • Responsible for preparation of exam rooms including restocking of treatment areas and disinfecting of exam tables and counters.
  • Practices Body Substance Isolation.   Ensures that PPE is available at all times in each exam room.
  • Demonstrates responsibility/knowledge about commonly used medication.
  • Completes Nursing Procedure Log accurately on a daily basis.
  • Maintains medication safely by monitoring refrigerator and freezer temperatures and dating multi-dose vials when opened.  Ensures that no expired medications are available for use.
  • Follows FHHD policy on cleaning and sterilization of instruments.  Completes FHHD Sterilization Load Record accurately and completely.
  • Counts controlled narcotics daily.
  • Maintains tickler file for laboratory testing.  Reviews on a daily basis.
  • Complies with office policy and procedures for OSHA standards.
  • The use of personal protective equipment and strict adherence to body substance isolation technique is required.
  • Requires the ability to verbally communicate clearly and effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Display a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth.
  • Continuously strives to improve patient satisfaction by going above and beyond their expectations
  • Pro-actively initiate quality improvement ideas/suggestions
  • Support the development of staff teamwork by being willing to assist patients, visitors and co-workers when necessary to facilitate a smooth workflow.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of employees' and patients' administrative and medical information, with no infractions.
  • Adheres to the FHHD Corporate Compliance Plan, and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
  • Must be willing to float to other Florida Hospital Heartland Health Partner practices, within reason, when patient load, vacation schedules etc. make it necessary.
Qualifications
What will you need:
  • Display a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of employees' and patients' administrative and medical information, with no infractions.
  • Requires the ability to verbally communicate clearly and effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates responsibility/knowledge about commonly used medication.
  • Utilizing Electronic Health Record
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • BLS (condition of employment)
  • Graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program (Preferred)
  • One (1) year medical office experience (Preferred)
  • CMA – Eligible after one (1) year working experience or one (1) year after graduate from MA program (Preferred)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants  (Preferred)

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