DaVita Medical Assistant - (Gateway) St. Petersburg, FL in ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Medical Assistant - (Gateway) St. Petersburg, FL
DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.
We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.
If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.
The Medical Assistant is responsible to the Center Administrator and provides simple routine patient care within his/her level of training and functions under the direction/guidance of the clinical supervisor and the physician in accordance with relevant state statutes.
Under direction and supervision of physician, administers immunizations, EKGs, ear washes, and other patient services.
Greets patients in courteous and polite manner.
Assists in simple office and minor surgical procedures.
Assists with the education of the patient and/or family as directed by the physician. Contacts patients as needed to give testing results instructions from the physician and scheduling of necessary visits.
Conducts all front office functions as requested.
Answers telephone inquiries and triage calls.
Maintains patient medical records in accordance with JSA policy 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 consumables in laboratory area. Acts as liaison between all independent lab services and the center.
Monitors OSHA compliance of center laboratory.
Enters all test requisitions and encounters in the computer.
Performs venipuncture and administers medications as required under the direction of a physician.
Other duties as assigned.
High school graduate, GED or equivalent
Preferred: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a valid MA school certificate OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) OR Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR 2 – 5 years of practical clinical experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to perform EKGs
Preferred: Strong phlebotomy skills
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous and effective manner with excellent customer service skills
Must be able to display excellent telephone/switchboard etiquette
Ability to multi- task in a high paced environment with good organizational skills
Ability to evaluate patient needs, administer prescribed medications, assist physician
with examinations and treatment, prepare and apply dressings, and instruct patients in health measures and self-care as instructed by the physician
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance
Demonstrated clerical skills (typing, filing, telephone courtesy)
Working knowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles and practices
Ability to document and report findings and observations
Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance
Ability to provide on-site emergency treatment within scope of practice
Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
Medical office experience preferred
Knowledge of medical coding preferred
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently
Ability to travel may be required
DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.
Primary Location FL-ST. PETERSBURG - 33702
Req ID: 319021