Maintains immunization records. NDC# documentation must also be complete and accurate.
Organize and review incoming test results and forward to physician.
Tracks impending test results and their corresponding turn-around time. Follows up with patients, in a timely manner, as needed.
Recognizes and responds to emergencies.
Performs CLIA-waived tests.
Prepares specimens for outside lab testing, as ordered by the physician.
Performs electrocardiography and respiratory testing.
Performs phlebotomy, including venipuncture and capillary puncture.
Maintains responsibility for clinical aspect of practice
Schedules patient's inpatient/outpatient admissions and procedures.
Relieves other staff members as requested by the Practice Manager.
What You Will Need:
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and graduation from a vocational or other technical school with training or apprenticeship.
Position requires a well-integrated level of technical knowledge and education equivalent to 1-2 years of college in the field.
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or completed an accredited Medical Assistant program with completion of an externship is required.
Must have a minimum of 3 years of related work experience with day-to-day patient contact (i.e., scheduling, billing, front office, and patient care). Must obtain Medical Assistant certification within 90 days of start date.
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologist (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National HealthCare Association (NHA), or American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Certification is required to be active prior to employment and must be maintained throughout employment. American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA)â Certification will be accepted for employees who began employment prior to June 30, 2016, but the certification must not lapse or else is required to then obtain AAMA, AMT, NCCT, NHA, or AMCA Certification
BLS/CPR certification is required.
Assists the physician in providing medical care to patients of various ages according to the policy of individual practice, in accordance with professional standards and hospital policies and procedures. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan, and to all the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Responsible for helping practice and physician achieve all meaningful use measures. Demonstrates effective use and support of the Customer and Superior Service Standards, within the hospital and physician office settings, at all times. Functions under the supervision of the physician and the Practice Manager/Office Supervisor/Office Coordinator.
The Lead Medical Assistant, under general supervision, is responsible for providing hands-on clinical care to patients within the scope of the Medical Practice Act, as well as directing and guiding back office staff in monitoring and expediting workflow. This position helps in ensuring the back-office operations of the office function smoothly and that the proper protocols are in place. Assists in patient education and assists providers during treatment and examination of patients.
The team leader role includes working closely with all staff members to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Responsible for making schedule changes and adjustments in order to accomplish this task. The team leader may also need to fill in if there are absences or shortages within the department, as well as be the trouble shooting guide for any problems that arise. This position consists of quality detailed work, as well as great communications with other staff, supervisor, director, customers, and physicians in order to achieve excellence within the physician office/department.
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