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Medical Assistant

Company: Idea Recruitment
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionA professional multi-skilled person dedicated to assisting in all aspects of medical practice including administrative and clinical procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician. In accordance with Florida State Regulations, a Medical Assistant can perform the following duties under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician

Essential Functions

  • The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review.
  • Maintain patient privacy.
  • Perform aseptic procedures.
  • Take patient's vital signs.
  • Prepare patients for the provider's care.
  • Perform venipunctures and administer routine, non-controlled medications.
  • Correctly document all entries in the medical record, either electronic or hard copy, to include signature, date and time.
  • Perform all assigned electronic medical record functions, to include responding to and handling Allscripts tasks, as directed.
  • Administer medication as directed by and under the direct supervision of licensed physician.
  • Observe and report patients' signs or symptoms.
  • Administer basic first aid.
  • Assist with patient examinations or treatments.
  • Operate office medical equipment.
  • Collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by the provider.
  • Perform basic laboratory procedures.
  • Clerical Duties: Depending on Department/Clinic needs, duties may occasionally include: scheduling patient appointments, obtaining necessary signatures and documentation as well as appropriate demographic and financial information, maintain medical records, announce the arrival of patients, answer incoming telephone calls, serve as liaison between patients, nurses, physicians and others, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Use computer software systems, such as Electronic Medical Record, Medical Necessity, Ancillary Test Results, etc. Secondary Functions

    Adhere to all regulatory requirements such as JCAHO, CLIA, HIPAA, etc.

    Job Requirements

    • Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.
    • Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility.
    • Required to make independent judgments without supervision.
    • Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria.
    • Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Skills
      • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
      • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks.
      • Knowledge of ambulatory health care or related health care fields.
      • Skilled in conflict resolution.
      • Must be detail oriented; Basic computer literacy and arithmetic skills.
      • Basic clinical competencies.ExperiencePrefer at least one-year Medical Assistant experience.

Keywords: Idea Recruitment, Jacksonville , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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