Medical Assistant, Administrative @ Lake Pulmonary Critical Care cc8390 in Tavares, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    271098
  • Job Function
    Medical Assistant
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Medical Group

Job Description

More than 500 board-certified physicians, 200+ Advanced Practice Providers, and 1,500 clinical and support staff in over 40 specialties provide patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services. FHMG operates over 160 offices, providing compassionate, multidisciplinary care to more than one million patients a year. FHMG is affiliated with Florida Hospital and is a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care system in the nation, supporting 43 hospitals in 10 states. In existence since 1994, FHMG (originally known as Florida Physicians Medical Group) has demonstrated consistent growth and stability in an ever-changing health care market. 

Administrative Medical Assistant
JOB SUMMARY
The Administrative Medical Assistant is responsible for greeting patients, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, reviewing new patient registration and entering patient information into the practice’s designated system. Additionally, 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.
PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Able to stand, sit, walk, climb, turn, twist, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, lift at least 25 lbs, carry, finger, hold, talk, see with a good field of vision, and hear; Communicate on the telephone and directly with patients; read paperwork, printouts and computer screens; Requires manual dexterity sufficient to maintain files, operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other small desk equipment and computer.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
 
Knowledge of business office procedures.  Knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation to type patient information.  Skill in operating a computer, photocopy/fax machine and scanner. Skill in greeting patients and answering the telephone in a professional, pleasant and helpful manner.  Ability to speak clearly and concisely.  Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction.  Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems. Ability to type 40 words per minute accurately.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and others.
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
  1. High school graduate or equivalent is required.
  2. One year of medical office experience preferred.
  3. Experience with computers and associated clinical software preferred.
  4. Must be willing to float to other FHMG practices, within reason, when patient load, vacation schedules etc. make it necessary.
  5. Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  1. American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certification, American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certification or current, valid Florida State Board of Nursing, Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse License.  American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certification or American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certification is required to be obtained with the first 90 days of employment for those not possessing this minimum certification. (Not required for current LPN or RN license.)   National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Certification will be accepted for employees who began employment prior to November 15, 2012, but the certification must not lapse or else is required to then obtain AAMA or AMT Certification or LPN or RN license.
2.  Current, valid CPR certification is required.
What makes working at Florida Hospital Medical Group special?  We recognize your investment in a health care career and we are truly dedicated to your success.  We promote positive feedback and help you set professional and personal goals. 
We hope you are interested to develop your healthcare career in our dynamic faith based organization.  Our Mission it to extend the healing ministry of Christ.  Our Spiritual Ambassador program highlights our dedication to each other and our community by caring for each other’s spiritual needs. 
The size of Florida Hospital Medical Group offers you flexibility to explore different practices and gain valuable experience.  Florida Hospital Medical Group is closely linked with Florida Hospital, Centra Care and is under the Adventist Health Care system, which is the largest non profit healthcare provider in the nation.  
FHMG Recruitment Team is here to support your career search.  Together, we can explore the many opportunities that fit your life.  We offer excellent working conditions that help you maintain a positive attitude.  We value wellness of mind, body and spirit of all our employees.
Our competitive benefits offer:
 
Health and Wellness:
-Health, Dental, and Vision
-Life, Disability, and Supplemental Insurance
-Cancer and Specified Diseases Plan
-Paid Days Off
-Creation Health Employee Program
-Tobacco-Free Campus
-Wellness Screenings
FINANCIAL Tools and Plans:
-Educational Assistance
-Retirement Plan
-Flexible Spending Accounts
-Direct Deposit
-Credit Union
Community Initiatives:
-Adopt a Family
-Backpacks for Kids
-Mission Trips
-Blood Drives
Additional Benefits:
-Employee Assistance Program
-Employee Discounts
-Various Onsite Services and Amenities
-Spiritual Ambassadors
-Service Awards
FLORIDA HOSPITAL MEDICAL GROUP IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD FOR RACE, CREED, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, STATUS WITH REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, OR VETERAN STATUS, AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, AND IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.
 


Position Location:  
Job:  Medical Assistant
Organization:  Florida Hospital Medical Group
Primary Location:  US-FL-Tavares
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Sep 13, 2018, 7:27:14 AM

VIEW ALL JOBS BY:
Location | Organization | Category | Job Function