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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary:Certified Medical Assistants provide patient care under the direct supervision of our providers.Job Responsibilities:

  • Follows principles of medical ethics for medical assistant
  • Assists patients any time need is apparent or as directed by supervisory staff
  • Performs medical assistant procedures: assists the providers with patients, including preparing patients and the examination rooms; taking initial medical history for the chart, taking vital signs, and explaining the process to the patients
  • Assist provider in all special procedures, including minor surgery, as required
  • Gives instructions to patients as instructed by provider
  • Assists with any procedures that have been taught through formal training or by provider
  • Keeps medical records in accordance to procedures and forms
  • Follows HIPAA guidelines for patient confidentiality
  • Keeps rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, washes and dries instruments used, and prepares sterilization as required
  • Clean wounds, draws labs, electrocardiograms and applies dressings and splints as directed by provider
  • Assists in lab procedures under the supervision of provider and for which training has been given. Other duties may consist of notifying patients of lab results, giving vaccines, immunizations and medications prescribed by the doctor; lab work consisting of throat cultures, hematocrits, and urinalysis.
  • Receives and handles phone calls
  • Responsible for proper handling and storage of all medications stored in the officeSupervisory Responsibility:This position has no supervisory responsibilityWork Conditions:
    • This job operates in a professional medical environment.
    • Monday-Sunday, 8am-8pm on a flexible scheduling basis (incl. weekends and holidays).
    • 4-day work week, 40 hours per week.
    • Requires the ability to travel to other locations within the region (Seminole and Tyrone) and also outside of the region, as needed.
    • May require overtime depending upon patient volume and clinic needs.. Requirements:Skills and Qualifications
      • Superior communication skills
      • Outstanding customer service and patient care
      • Can effectively act as a liaison between patients and providers
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment
      • Ability to comprehend established office routines and policies
      • Working knowledge of medical terminology
      • Understand the ethics of confidentiality/HIPAA
      • Mentally alert, in good physical health
      • Patient, courteous and tactful with neat and friendly appearanceEducationHigh School Diploma or equivalentMedical Assisting certificate

Keywords: TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track, St. Petersburg , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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