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Medical Assistant

Company: Soriano Med
Location: Rockledge
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*POSITION SUMMARY: *This position requires direct patient communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving. The Medical Assistant works closely with Physicians, Nursing Staff, and Clerical Staff. The Medical Assistant provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high-quality, efficient care. The Medical Assistant exhibits initiative is compatible and supportive; and displays team cohesiveness.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIE**S *--- Assists physicians with patient office visits which include, rooming patients, interviewing patients, recording vital signs including pulse rate, blood pressure, height, and weight, and entering information in the patient electronic medical records.--- Prepares and reviews patient charts at least 72 hours prior to the patient's appointment. Reviews charts for completeness ensuring all required information is included; notes any deficiencies and utilizes all resources internal as well as external. - Review, document and return patient calls on MA phone lines. - Collect and process all in-house labs. - Perform vaccine, EKG, and Spirometry directed by a physician. - Review all prescription refills requests and forward them to the Physician for approval. - Review Pharmacy samples and clear expired drugs. - Conduct monthly inventory of necessary medical supplies. - Review and reply to Patient Portal questions and direct questions to the Physician.--- Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep, and re-stocking of supplies.--- Performs administrative tasks, including form completions, prescription refills, referrals, and patient educational material.--- Demonstrates appropriate hand washing technique to ensure proper infection control and follows universal precautions.--- Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.--- Demonstrates appropriate use of Red Bag Waste.--- Other duties as assigned*EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE*--- Certification as a Medical Assistant--- Previous experience as a Medical Assistant--- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.*QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS*--- Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, co-workers, vendors, and the public.--- Must possess critical thinking skills, flexibility, and a positive attitude.Job Type: Full-timePay: $14.00 - $17.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Primary CareSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to Friday

Keywords: Soriano Med, Melbourne , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Rockledge, Florida

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