Certified Medical Assistant in Sebring, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    18012721
  • Job Function
    Physician Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Heartland

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time Days
Florida Hospital Heartland
As part of the Adventist Health System (AHS), the Florida Hospital mission mirrors the faith-based healthcare AHS provides throughout the country. Florida Hospital Heartland carries on the AHS mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ each day. We believe our work is a sacred calling, and we treat each patient with the compassionate spirit of Christ. 
As faith-based, non-profit hospitals in the heartland of Florida, provide the highest quality care to our family, friends and neighbors in Highlands and Hardee counties. Our state-of-the-art equipment and treatments bring healing to thousands of inpatients and outpatients each year. It’s through the shared dedication to our mission that our hospital has grown and continues to help our community year after year.
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Assists with rooming patients for appointments.  Obtains accurate temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight.  Documents correctly on progress note.
  • Prepares patient for physical examination.  Screens patients for appropriate information.  Instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.
  • Explains procedures and treatments to patients and when necessary to significant others prior to implementation.
  • Reviews patient charts to ensure that all test results and correspondence are present prior to the physician seeing the patient.
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with Florida Hospital Heartland Division policy and procedures and nursing standards.  Documents medications completely in the patients chart after they are given.
  • Reviews appointment bookings and ensures preferences are given to patients in emergency situations.  Maintains timely flow of patients.
  • Responds to and returns in-coming telephone calls in a timely manner.  Instructs patient and family regarding medication and treatment instructions.
  • Responsible for preparation of exam rooms including restocking of treatment areas and disinfecting of exam tables and counters.
  • Practices Body Substance Isolation.   Ensures that PPE is available at all times in each exam room.
  • Demonstrates responsibility/knowledge about commonly used medication.
  • Completes Nursing Procedure Log accurately on a daily basis.
  • Maintains medication safely by monitoring refrigerator and freezer temperatures and dating multi-dose vials when opened.  Ensures that no expired medications are available for use.
  • Follows FHHD policy on cleaning and sterilization of instruments.  Completes FHHD Sterilization Load Record accurately and completely.
  • Counts controlled narcotics daily.
  • Maintains tickler file for laboratory testing.  Reviews on a daily basis.
  • Complies with office policy and procedures for OSHA standards.
  • The use of personal protective equipment and strict adherence to body substance isolation technique is required.
  • Requires the ability to verbally communicate clearly and effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Display a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth.
  • Continuously strives to improve patient satisfaction by going above and beyond their expectations
  • Pro-actively initiate quality improvement ideas/suggestions
  • Support the development of staff teamwork by being willing to assist patients, visitors and co-workers when necessary to facilitate a smooth workflow.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of employees' and patients' administrative and medical information, with no infractions.
  • Adheres to the FHHD Corporate Compliance Plan, and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
  • Must be willing to float to other Florida Hospital Heartland Health Partner practices, within reason, when patient load, vacation schedules etc. make it necessary.

Qualifications
What will you need:
  • Display a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of employees' and patients' administrative and medical information, with no infractions.
  • Requires the ability to verbally communicate clearly and effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates responsibility/knowledge about commonly used medication.
  • Utilizing Electronic Health Record
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program
  • One (1) year medical office experience (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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