Medical Assistant

US-FL-Tampa
# Positions
1
Category
Clinical
Department
0631 DERMATOLOGY CARROLLWOOD
Job Status
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

Medical Assistant

Department:               Dermatology Carrollwood

Job Summary:            Assists providers and manages clinical functions in the department

Reports to:                 Office Supervisor

Position Level:            6AA

Shift:                           Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (hours may vary)

 

 

Essential Functions of the Position:

 

  • Completes the start of day processes
    • Powers up equipment
    • Logs on all work stations in exam room and work area
    • Sets up medical supplies and equipment for the day
  • Properly room patients
    • Takes and records vitals
    • Confirms information required by provider is present (labs, hospital records, etc.)
    • Updates IEHR (allergies, medications, history, etc.)
    • Prepares exam room
    • Prepares patient for examination or treatment
    • Obtains informed consents and ABN as necessary
    • Notifies provider when patient is ready
  • Assists provider during examinations, procedures, and with treatment
  • Performs diagnostic studies and treatments as ordered by the provider
    • Administers injections and immunizations and records them in IEHR
    • Obtains consents
    • Prepares specimens and requisitions for lab courier
    • Performs tests
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and medical equipment
  • Processes medication requests per provider
    • Handles medication refill requests
    • Obtains prescription overrides and prior authorization when needed
  • Addresses and handles all tasks, as well as monitoring provider’s tasks
  • Handles patient calls:
    • Returns messages
    • Notifies patients of test results and instructions from provider
    • Schedules follow up appointments
    • Makes follow up calls to check on patients post procedure as indicated by provider or office protocol
    • Triages patient calls and needs
  • Distributes, reviews, and teaches patient education
  • Organizes and maintains sample and supply closets
  • Assists provider with completion of forms requested by patients
  • Prepares charts
    • Acquires all medical records necessary for visit
    • Makes sure all ordered tests have been performed and results are present
    • Confirms authorization has been obtained if required
  • Completes the end of day processes
    • Maintains medical equipment; ensures all equipment is calibrated, cleaned, sterilized and charged
    • Collects red bags as necessary
    • Monitors and replaces sharps containers when needed
    • Stocks exam rooms
    • Cleans and sanitizes exam rooms
    • Empties HIPAA container into destruction bin
    • Logs off of all work stations including exam rooms

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintains an organized and clean work area
  • Participates in maintenance of clinical supplies
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

 

Physical and Mental Demands:

 

  • Physical requirements
    • Able to stand or walk for long periods
    • Use of proper body mechanics
  • Normal concentration and normal complexity of decision making
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

 

Occupational Exposure:

 

  • High risk exposure to bloodborne pathogens and chemical hazards

 

Job Qualifications:

 

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program
  • Medical Assistant Certification required
  • Strong team player
  • Experience working with physicians taking history and rooming patients 
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • One year of Dermatology Medical Assistant experience required

 

 

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