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Largo, FL 33770
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Seeking a Certified Medical Assistant for a back-office opportunity at a dynamic clinic in Largo, Florida.

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 the 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.

Job Requirements

  • Completion of an accredited MA program.
  • Possess a current certification of registry for MA or obtain within 45 days of employment.
  • Medical Assistant Certification (preferred)
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Previous experience with EMR (Electronic Medical Record).

Required Experience

  • 0-2 years of Professional experience

Required Education

  • High school diploma or GED

Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Medical Assistant
0 - 1100%
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