CENTRA CARE - ENTRY LEVEL MEDICAL ASST - FAST TRACKER - WINTER GARDEN in Winter Garden, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    272775
  • Job Function
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Centra Care

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Practice Manager and under the supervision of the Providers, the Medical Assistant – Fast Tracker (MA) cares for patients and performs a wide variety of patient care activities.  Adheres to state, federal and organizational guidelines to ensure quality care and patient safety with support from the Clinical Excellence team. Is essential in maintaining organization and facilitating patient flow. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork

•         Drives customer service initiatives by creating and owning the patient experience

•         Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with department policy.   

•         Utilizing age-specific guidelines, assesses patient during clinical check-in, documents pertinent medical information and vital signs. Assesses for signs of abuse or neglect.

•         May perform and administer treatments, medications and any follow-up assessments ordered by the provider, verifying as needed.  Responds appropriately in clinical emergencies and triage situations.  

•         Performs diagnostic and occupational medicine testing to include, but not limited to, EKG, spirometry, audiometry, titmus and pulse oximetry. Completes forensic testing collections in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and Florida Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. This may include urine drug screens, blood/breath alcohol testing, oral fluids and hair testing.

•         Appropriately complete check-out duties and relays instructions/care to the patient or family Performs required Quality Control checklist to ensure safety of the patient

•         Follows CDC guidelines, infection prevention practices, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and follows safety regulations.

•         Participates in departmental performance improvement initiatives

•         May be called upon to train newly hired clinical staff



KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•         Comprehensive knowledge of general medical assistant practices

•         Demonstrated ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements

•         Ability to operate a computer, copier, fax and scanner

•         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and others of diverse backgrounds

•         Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast pace, high patient volume environment

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•          Strong critical thinking skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•         Graduate of accredited medical assistant program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•         Previous MA experience

•         Previous urgent care / ED experience

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

1.)    Must be currently certified and maintain certification by one of the following:

•         American Association of Medical Assistants (“AAMA”) for Certified Medical Assistants

•         American Medical Certification Association (“AMCA”) for Clinical Medical Assistant Certification

•         American Medical Technologists (“AMT”) for Registered Medical Assistant

•         National Association for Health Professionals (“NAHP”) for Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant

•         National Center for Competency Testing (“NCCT”) for National Certified Medical Assistant

•         National Healthcare Association (“NHA”) for Registered Clinical Medical Assistant

•         State of Florida Paramedic License 

2.)    CPR Certification



Position Location:  
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  Centra Care
Primary Location:  US-FL-Winter Garden
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  High School Diploma / GED
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Oct 25, 2018, 12:13:40 PM

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