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Medical Assistant II

Company: Physicians Group Services, PA
Location: Orange Park
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Coastal Family Medical Center is currently searching for a motivated, career-oriented Medical Assistant II to join our growing organization. May be involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks.

This position's benefits include, but are not limited to: competitive wages, health insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, short & long term disability, 401k, up to 3 weeks paid time off, 6 paid holidays, and an environment which fosters career and personal growth with the potential to advance within the company.

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
  • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
  • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Performs front and back office tasksJob Specifications (Education/Licensure/Certifications): High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), medical assistant diploma from an accredited vocational institution, or a community college course in medical assisting. Current documentation of medical assistant certification preferred, but not required. Must possess a current CPR certification and current health records with the appropriate immunizations to work in the health care field (hepatitis B and tuberculosis).
    Job Experience: Minimum three years experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant. Experience with eCW preferred.
    KSA Requirements: Must have current experience with: electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and intramuscular injections. The ideal candidate will be able to multitask both front and back office medical assistant duties in a fast paced primary care setting.
    A nonexempt position responsible for performing a variety of duties. May be involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services.Responsibilities:
    • Lives the DREAM values.
    • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
    • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
    • Verifies patient information using two identifiers (name and DOB) by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment; medication list; surgical history; family history; social history; ensure ROS matches chief complaint.
    • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
    • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
    • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
    • Generates revenues by recording billing information of services rendered; completing insurance forms; responding to insurance inquiries.
    • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
    • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
    • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
    • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
    • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Completes scanning and other office-specific duties as needed.

Keywords: Physicians Group Services, PA, Jacksonville , Medical Assistant II, Healthcare , Orange Park, Florida

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