Proficient at assisting in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician(s) and office manager. Responsible for assisting physicians in the examination and treatment of patients including patient interviews, measures vital signs (i.e.: pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records patient information accurately and appropriately in EMR and/or patients' charts.
Also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. High School Diploma,Certificate of completion,GED,Training,Experience preferred.
Registered Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, Basic Life Support.
Must have at least one of the above required licenses/certifications (MA, CNA, LPN, EMT). Medical Assistants with a Certificate or Diploma of Completion of a Medical Assistant training program hired after 7/1/16 or foreign Medical Doctor with a foreign medical doctor diploma hired after 5/1/17 will have up to 6 months from start of employment with BHSF to obtain Medical Assistant Certification.
Effective 11/3/17, a Foreign Medical Doctor with a Foreign Medical Doctor Diploma will no longer be qualified to be hired in the Medical Assistant role. BLS required for all. For Primary Care Practices, EKG and Phlebotomy Certifications are also required for employees with the CNA license only.
CNA, LPN, EMT license must be from Florida. Must be a professional, organized detail-oriented team player with effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written). Possesses compassionate demeanor, excellent customer service skills and high ethical standards. HIPAA/OSHA compliance required.
Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment efficiently. Proficient in computer applications and typing skills. Proficient in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.
Bilingual preferred. Knowledge of Health Care regulatory guidelines and Medical Terminology a plus.
Minimum Required Experience: 3
Baptist Health South Florida