DaVita Medical Assistant(Float)-S. Tampa, FL in ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Medical Assistant(Float)-S. Tampa, FL
MedicalAssistant (MA) - Want to love your job again?
AtJSA Healthcare (part of DaVita Inc.), you are part of a fantastic team thatembodies our vision - to build the greatest healthcare community the world hasever seen.
Thisleading independent medical group is seeking Shining Stars to providedirect care to our patients!
Ifyou’re looking for more than just a job, we’ve got the right place for you!
Wehave opportunities across the State of Florida.
CompetitiveBenefits Package(401K match, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, and more!)
Paid Time Off (Up to 3 Weeks in the first yearas a Teammate!)
* Overview * :
Reporting to a Clinic Administrator,our Medical Assistants provide routine patient care within his/her level oftraining. Role functions under thedirection/guidance of the clinical supervisor and the physician in accordancewith relevant state statutes.
* Essential Functions: *
Underdirection and supervision of physician, administers immunizations, EKGs, earwashes, and other patient services.
Greetspatients in courteous and polite manner.
Assistsin simple office and minor surgical procedures.
Assistswith the education of the patient and/or family as directed by thephysician.
Contacts patients as neededto give testing results instructions from the physician and scheduling ofnecessary visits.
Conductsall front office functions as requested.
Answerstelephone inquiries and triage calls.
Maintainspatient medical records in accordance with JSA policy and maintains properassembly of medical records.
Responsiblefor all laboratory duties including drawing, spinning, prepping blood fortesting and maintaining appropriate logs.
Maintainsequipment and adequate stock levels of consumables in laboratory area.
Acts as liaison between all independent labservices and the center.
MonitorsOSHA compliance of center laboratory.
Entersall test requisitions and encounters in the computer.
Performsvenipuncture and administers medications as required under the direction of aphysician.
Otherduties as assigned.
* Education: *
- Highschool graduate, GED or equivalent
* Experience: *
- Preferred:Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a valid MA schoolcertificate OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) OR Certified MedicalAssistant (CMA) OR 2 – 5 years of practical clinical experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Abilityto perform EKGs
Preferred:Strong phlebotomy skills
Abilityto communicate effectively with patients and all levels of personnel in aprofessional, courteous and effective manner with excellent customer serviceskills
Mustbe able to display excellent telephone/switchboard etiquette
Abilityto multi- task in a high paced environment with good organizational skills
Abilityto evaluate patient needs, administer prescribed medications, assist physician
withexaminations and treatment, prepare and apply dressings, and instruct patientsin health measures and self-care as instructed by the physician
Abilityto follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance
Demonstratedclerical skills (typing, filing, telephone courtesy)
Workingknowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles and practices
Abilityto document and report findings and observations
Knowledgeof medical equipment and maintenance
Abilityto provide on-site emergency treatment within scope of practice
Knowledgeof HIPAA regulations
Medicaloffice experience preferred
Knowledgeof medical coding preferred
Abilityto read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently
Ability to travel may be required
Primary Location FL-ST. PETERSBURG - 33702
Req ID: 303117