• Medical Assistant

    ID 2018-4770
    Department 0822 ORTHO & SPORTS MEDICINE TAMPA
    Position Level
    6AA
    Job Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-FL-Tampa
    Shift
    8:00 AM-5:00PM
  • Job Description

    This Full Time position is for a Medical Assistant in our Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine office in South Tampa. The postition assists providers and manages clinical functions in the department. Medical Assistant certification and at least one year of experience is required.

    Responsibilities

    • 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
      • Confirms information required by provider is present (labs, hospital records, etc.)
      • Updates IEHR (allergies, medications, history, etc.)
      • Assists in following appointment schedule
      • 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 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
      • Enters charges for services rendered by the medical assistant
      • Distributes, reviews, and teaches patient education 
      • Completes the end of day processes

    Requirements

    • High school graduate or GED equivalent
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Completion of MA certification program required
    • Strong team player
    • Basic computer proficiency
    • One year of Medical Assisting experience required

    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

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