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Medical Assistant - Part Time Casual

Company: Mednax
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Mednax Services, Inc. is a national medical group. Over the last 40 years, through our network of over 3,500 clinicians in 39 states and Puerto Rico, we have reshaped care delivery within women's and children's specialties and subspecialties. Our clinical teams care for the unique population of high-risk pregnancies and critically ill infants and children in both hospital and ambulatory clinical settings. Over the years, clinicians practicing as part of Pediatrix and Obstetrix Medical Groups have used evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research, and telemedicine to enhance patient experience, outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care. Our nationwide team of almost 8,000 employees, including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts who work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient -. We invite you to join the Mednax family and help shape the future of health care.

  • The Medical Assistant performs both clinical and administrative duties. The Medical Assistant supports patient care by taking medical histories and recording vital signs of patients as well as administrative duties such as requesting and updating patient medical records, filing and preparing correspondence for patients or members of the healthcare team.
  • Greet and escort patient to exam room, gather patient history, measure vital signs and document all information in patient medical chart.
  • Assists physicians in preparing and conducting office procedures.
  • Give instructions to patients as directed by physician, advanced practitioner or nursing staff.
  • Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.
  • Ensure exam rooms are clean and stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments and prepare sterilization as required.
  • Screens telephone calls for referrals to nurse or physician.
  • Triage and process messages from patients, front office staff, referring physicians and pharmacies to physicians.
  • Maintains patient files, records and other information.
  • Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records as requested.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Communicates effectively and courteously with and demonstrates a caring attitude toward patients and family.
  • Treats all patients and their families with dignity and respect.
  • Follows universal precautions, OSHA standards and HIPAA regulations.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Performs other assigned duties as directed.
    QualificationsEducation Level: Diploma from an accredited program for Medical Assistants required. MA Certification preferred.
    Experience Years: 1+ years' experience in office based setting preferred.
    Experience Industry: Healthcare

    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Maintain CPR certification.
      The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.
      MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Keywords: Mednax, St. Petersburg , Medical Assistant - Part Time Casual, Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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