AdventHealth ADVENT HEALTH CENTRA CARE ENTRY LEVEL MEDICAL ASST - FAST TRACKER - LAKE BUENA VISTA in Kissimmee, Florida

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

Qualifications

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

KNOWLEDGEAND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Strong critical thinking skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of accredited

medical assistant program

EDUCATIONAND 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

LICENSURE,CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • N/A

Job: Patient Care Support

Primary Location: US-FL-Kissimmee

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level High School Diploma / GED

Travel No

Job Posting Feb 20, 2019, 10:59:32 AM

Req ID: 277157

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.