DaVita Medical Assistant(Float)-Orlando, FL in ORLANDO, Florida

Medical Assistant(Float)-Orlando, FL

Description

* Overview * :

The Medical Assistant-Float is responsible to the CenterAdministrator and provides routine patient care within his/her level oftraining and functions under the direction/guidance of the clinical supervisorand the physician in accordance with relevant state statutes. The Medical Assistant-Float role receives a10% float differential that will remain intact as long as the incumbent remainsin float status.

* Essential Functions: *

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills thatdemonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and careand concern with each and every internal and external customer.

  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, followingall Company policies and procedures.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses DaVita Medical Group patients’protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health InsurancePortability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Must possess a current CPR certificate, or ability to obtainwithin 90 (ninety) days of employment.

  • Working knowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles andpractices.

  • Greets patients in courteous and polite manner.

  • Under direction and supervision of physician, administersimmunizations, EKGs, ear washes, and other patient services.Assists in simple office and minor surgicalprocedures.Assists with the educationof the patient and/or family as directed by the physician.Contacts patients as needed to give testingresults instructions from the physician and scheduling of necessary visits.Conducts all front office functions asrequested.

  • Answers telephone inquiries and triage calls.

  • Maintains patient medical records in accordance with Companypolicy and maintains proper assembly of medical records.

  • Responsible for all laboratory duties including drawing,spinning, prepping blood for testing and maintaining appropriate logs.

  • Maintains equipment and adequate stock levels of consumablesin laboratory area.

  • Acts as liaison between all independent lab services and thecenter.

  • Monitors OSHA compliance of center laboratory.

  • Enters all test requisitions and encounters in thecomputer.

  • Performs venipuncture and administers medications asrequired under the direction of a physician.

  • Strong phlebotomy skills.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Must have consistent, punctual and reliable attendance.

  • Ability to travel to/from medical centers during the courseof a normal workday at any time due to business need.

Qualifications

* Education: *

  • High school graduate, GED or equivalent.

  • Completion of one of the following:

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program witha valid MA school, or

  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), or

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).

* Experience: *

  • 2 years of relevant clinical experience required for thosewithout an RMA or CMA designation. CMA or RMA will be considered in lieu ofexperience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to evaluate patient needs, administer prescribedmedications, assist physician with examinations and treatment, prepare andapply dressings, and instruct patients in health measures and self-care asinstructed by the physician.

  • Ability to document and report findings and observations.

  • Ability to perform EKGs.

  • Ability to provide on-site emergency treatment within scopeof practice.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Ability to interact and verbally communicate effectivelywith patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous andeffective manner with excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to multi- task in a high paced environment with goodorganizational skills.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to workwith general guidance.

  • Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.

  • Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the Englishlanguage fluently.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups andaffiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, NewMexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading medical group in America, DaVitaMedical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated,outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of December 31,2016, DaVita Medical Group’s 2,000 employed clinicians, 12,000 teammates, andnetwork of 13,000 affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives andsocial responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, ModernHealthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisionssolely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard toage, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationalorigin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employmentsubstance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants whohave criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Primary Location FL-ORLANDO - 32803

Req ID: 303125