Certified Medical Assistant

metropolitan charities  •  Tampa, FL

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17 by Benjamin Workman
metropolitan charities
Tampa, FL
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17 Benjamin Workman

metropolitan charities - Tampa, FL

Metropolitan Charities is committed to providing quality health and wellness services that are inclusive, relevant, supportive and represent the lifetime continuum of the diverse people in our community. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that include: health, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, pension, 403b and paid time off.

Positions are based on-site at Metropolitan Charities health center site locations (some positions may require working out of multiple locations), working in a unique community based setting where we are providing Primary Care which is LGBTQ focused, HIV Preventative care (PrEP/nPEP), hormone replacement therapy, STD testing and treatment, and other care. This position provides direct care and procedures to patients; works as part of a multidisciplinary team to enhance patient quality of life though competent medical intervention, and ensures all documentation is compliance with professional and legal standards.

Primary Tasks:

  • Performs medical intake procedures including taking vital signs, reviewing medical history, completing risk assessments.
  • Records and reports symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in patient’s conditions.
  • Completes all physician orders including venipuncture lab draws, medication administration/injectables, etc.
  • Completes prior authorizations, specialist referrals, and other administrative tasks as quickly as possible for patient benefit
  • Triages patient phone calls and walk-ins prioritizes emergencies for medical referral
  • Completes health education counseling for all patients
  • Accurate assimilation, interpretation, and reporting of changing patient data
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and/or family in accordance with established protocols.
  • Reviews charts of patients on a daily basis to ensure all necessary documentation is present, current, and complete to facilitate physician visit.
  • Assists with data collection as requested
  • Demonstrates courtesy, compassion, and respect in all interpersonal and interprofessional relationships with clients, staff, and visitors.
  • Adheres to ethical and legal standards of professional practice.
  • Maintains professional manner in all aspects of job tasks
  • Collaborates with Metro team members to coordinate patient services
  • Reevaluate and follow-up on patients treatment and health status to evaluate the efficacy of education and counseling approaches and strategies
  • Documents all patient care in an accurate, timely, legible manner
  • Promotes and practices Metro’s values and mission, and adheres to all policies and procedures

Education/Professional:

  • MA licensure from accredited school, currently licensed to practice in the State of Florida
  • Two (2) years of work experience in a primary care setting
  • CPR Certified
  • Must be highly skilled in phlebotomy

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of documentation protocols.
  • Demonstrates experience with OSHA mandates, documentation, and compliance.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, medications, and accepted treatment practices.
  • Ability and willingness to make independent decisions based on clinical assessment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to self-motivate.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Demonstrates the ability to coordinate a multitude of tasks as required.
  • Maintains ongoing, appropriate documentation of all activities as needed.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
  • Ability to apply principals of health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Able to work with the health professional in a team environment.

Job Type: Full-time

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