Certified Medical Assistant - Occupational Health - Monday thru Friday - Days - req4161
Orlando Health is a $3.8 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers across Central Florida. The organization is home to the areas only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics, and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. More than 3,000 physicians have privileges across the system, which is also one of the areas largest employers with more than 23,000 employees who serve nearly 155,000 inpatients, more than 3 million outpatients, and more than 10,000 international patients each year. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $345 million in support of community health needs.
Our Team Member Clinic known as Occupational Health is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to join our downtown team. This is an opportunity to work Mondays through Fridays, Day Shift Full Time. The Certified Medical Assistant will perform patient care under the direction of the physician and supervision of the lead nurse in an ambulatory care setting.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Successful completion of Medical Assistant training from an approved technical school required.
Current BLS Healthcare Provider Certification
Maintains current certification by one of the following agencies:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) (www.aama-ntl.org)
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologists (AMT) (www.amt1.com)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) (www.nhanow.com)
National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) (www.ncctinc.com)
Accountable to the Assistant Nurse Manager, Nursing Operations Manager, or Practice Manager for operational issues.
Embraces and participates in quality initiatives, goal attainment, and clinical outcome process improvement activities
Supports and demonstrates effective and professional communication with patients and family members
Works collaboratively with the administrative and operations staff.
Gathers patient data through interview and observation.
Assists patients and families with preparation for examination.
Assists the physician during examination and procedures.
Demonstrates competency in specific tasks and skills as defined by the practice.
Provides routine treatments and administers approved medication types.
Documents patient data, treatments, procedures, and patient education according to Orlando Health and department specific policies.
Assists the physician by acting as a liaison on behalf of the patient to schedule, provide patient with scheduling information to obtain specialty testing, and/or specialty physician consultation.
Processes incoming and outgoing calls in an independent and professional manner using sound clinical judgment.
Adheres and assures compliance with Orlando Health and department specific policy, procedures, value statements and Commitment to Excellent standards.
Consistently demonstrates personal and patient safety practices and adherence to infection control standards outlined in Orlando Health policies.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.