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Saint Petersburg, FL
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Saint Petersburg, FL
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Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing responsive customer service as the communicator between the patients and the provider. This role provides clinical and clerical support to Physicians and Mid-Level Providers and assists with exams and in office procedures.

Essential Functions:

Direct Patient Care:

  • Practice universal precaution while using available personal protection and safety equipment.
  • Administer medications while demonstrating proficiency in the “5 Rights”.
  • Ensure proper completion of appropriate consent forms for medication and/or immunization administration and supplying the patient with the Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) form.
  • Assist providers with in office procedures.
  • Prepare the patient for exam.
  • Triage patient phone calls and obtain accurate information and documentation.
  • Possess knowledge of medication classifications, side effects and proper dosage as it pertains to their specialty.
  • Obtain accurate vital signs from patient.
  • Practice aseptic and sterile techniques and ensure instruments are disinfected and sterilized.


Indirect Patient Care:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of computer systems and programs.
  • Maintain and practice knowledge of OSHA regulations, exposure control plan and principles of infection control.
  • Maintain proficiency in equipment usage in assigned departments.
  • Complete the relevant portions of the Encounter form using correct CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) and ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases).
  • Ensure the clinical area is stocked for patient care needs.
  • Adhere to Pathology Labeling and Processing policy.


Required Qualifications/Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of an accredited MA program.
  • Ability to work at any DCMG location.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Previous experience with EMR (Electronic Medical Record).
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Medical Assistant
0 - 1100%
CPT
Any75%
EMR
Any75%
ICD-10
Any50%
Administrative Support
Any25%
OSHA
Any25%
Triage
Any25%
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