Medical Assistant

US-Tampa
# Positions
1
Category
Technologists and Technicians
Department
0375 INTERNAL MEDICINE NORTH TAMPA
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
17417 Bridge Hill Court

Job Description

Medical Assistant

Department:               Internal Medicine Tampa

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

Reports to:                 Office Manager

Position Level:           6AA

 

 

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Completes the start of day processes
    • Unlocks cabinets and doors
    • 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
    • Updates IEHR (allergies, medications, history, etc.)
    • Assists in following appointment schedule
    • Prepares exam room
    • Prepares patient for examination or treatment
    • Obtains informed consents as necessary
    • Notifies provider when patient is ready
  • Assists provider during examination 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
  • Addresses and handles all clinical tasks
  • Handles patient calls:
    • Returns messages
    • Notifies patients of test results and instructions from provider
    • Schedules follow up appointments
  • Provides patient education
  • Prepares Charts
    • Makes sure all ordered labs have been performed and results are present
  • 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
    • Locks all cabinets
    • Ensures all Labs are picked up

 

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
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • MA diploma required
  • Completion of MA certification program preferred
  • Strong team player
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • At least one year of medical office experience

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