Medical Assistant Scribe - Orlando Health - University Adult Medicine 1st Shift
Department: OHPA UNIVERSITY ADULT MED
Status: Full Time
The Medical Assistant Scribe performs patient care under the direction and supervision of the physician or advanced practice provider (APP) in an ambulatory setting as a medical assistant. Acts as a medical scribe for a provider in the ambulatory setting.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Successful completion of Medical Assistant training from an approved technical school required.
Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Scribe training program. Licensure/Certification
Maintains current BLS Healthcare Provider Certification –
andMaintains 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)
Hold completion certification of a Scribe training program.
Minimum three (3) years as a Certified Medical Assistant.
Accurately and thoroughly document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician, including but not limited to:
Patient medical history and physical exam.
Procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including nurses and physician assistants.
Patient education and explanations of risks and benefits
.Physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient or family members for self-care and follow-up.
Prepare referral letters as directed by the physician.
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 as ordered by the provider.
Helps develop and coordinate the orientation process in the assigned practice for Medical Assistants Scribes. Acts as MA scribe preceptor and/or oversees assigned preceptor(s) in collaboration with nursing/clinical leadership and corporate Learning Consultant.
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.
Able to help lead and participate in departmental committees and special projects as assigned. • Demonstrates competency in specific tasks and skills as defined by the practice. • 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 reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Other Related Functions
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and have the ability to assess data appropriate to the age-specific needs of the patients on his or her assigned department and/or unit.
Demonstrates awareness of medical/legal issues, patient rights and compliance with standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Practices the efficient use of supplies.
Assists business office as needed with reception, scheduling, and discharge of patients.
ADDRESS: 9964 University Blvd Orlando FL 32817
ABOUT ORLANDO HEALTH
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States.
Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation's largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health is a statutory teaching system that pioneers life-changing medical research. The 3,200-bed system includes 15 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. Nearly 4,200 physicians, representing more than 80 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs nearly 22,000 team members. In FY20, Orlando Health served nearly 150,000 inpatients and nearly 3.1 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $760 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.