Float Medical Assistant FT Days Polk Cnty at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Davenport, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    19014917
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description


Description

Float Medical Assistant -AdventHealth Medical Group

Location Address: Davenport, Lake Wales, and Winter Haven

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Medical Group

  • Faith based & mission driven organization
  • Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group
  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
  • CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
  • Positive working climate to support a work life balance
 
Work Hours/Shift: 
  • FT/Days
You Will Be Responsible For:  
  • Assists with rooming patients for appointments, obtains accurate temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight, and documents accurately in the practice’s designated system.
  • Ensures all test results and correspondence are available in practice’s designated system for the provider’s review at the time of patient visit or as otherwise necessary.
  • Screens patients for appropriate information and documents accordingly in the practice’s designated system.  Accurately instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.
  • Effectively explains procedures and treatments to patients and to significant others when necessary. 
  • Ensures efficient office flow by preparing patient and equipment for the needed treatment and initiates testing and documents results into the practice’s designated system when appropriate.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program preferred.
  • 1 year medical office experience preferred.
  • Experience with computers and associated clinical software preferred.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute accurately. 
  • Must be willing to float to other AdventHealth Medical Group practices, within reason, when patient load, vacation schedules etc. make it necessary.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
  •  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 Healthcareer Association (“NHA”) for Registered Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Current, valid CPR certification is required.
 
Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant provides appropriate care to patients within the scope of the Medical Practice Act.   This individual obtains clinical, financial and demographic patient data and assists in patient education.  Also responsible for assisting providers during the treatment and examination of patients and administers procedures and treatments as ordered by the provider.  Performs front office duties as needed and assigned.

*If working in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Practice, the following additional standards apply:

  • Our team continuously works with the quality team and practice coaches to implement and maintain NCQA/PCMH standards.
  • Participates in educational sessions to improve skills as appropriate
  • Participates in the collection of quality data
  • Assists clinical staff providers with providing patients with outside resources and materials
  • Assists in identifying and documenting cultural and linguistic needs of patients
  • Assists in identifying and documenting advanced directives
  • Assists clinical staff and providers with obtaining ER and Hospital information


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

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