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Medical Assistant

Company: Jupiter Medical Center
Location: Jupiter
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Education

  • Graduate from an accredited program for medical assistants with one year in a medical office setting preferred.
  • If not a graduate from a medical assisting program then three years experience in a medical office setting is required. Experience / Qualifications
    • Medical Assistance Certification preferred
    • Knowledge of the outpatient practice of medicine.
    • Must have experience in medical assisting.
    • Knowledge of medical practice, patient care skills, examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
    • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
    • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
    • Must possess computer skills and customer service skills.
    • Capable of making sound decisions.
    • Detail oriented and self motivated. Position Summary The Physician Medical Assistant is a multi skilled specialist who assists the physician in all aspects of the medical practice under the direct responsibility of the physician. Responsibilities include assisting with the patient care management, executes administrative and clinical procedures and performs supervisory functions pertaining to position. Competency requires that the medical assistant adheres to ethical and legal standards of professional practice, recognize and respond to emergencies and demonstrates professional characteristics.
      • Vital signs
      • Preparing patients for examination
      • Entering lab and imaging orders
      • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
      • Updating patient medical records
      • Answering phones
      • Scheduling appointments
      • Removing sutures and dressings
      • Transmitting prescription refills Team Member Competencies Establishing Relationships Builds effective networks, working relationships, and alliances in order to collaborate effectively within department and organization. Can relate to all kinds of people regardless of background; find topics and common interests that can be used to build rapport with others. Peer Support Provides guidance and feedback to help others strengthen knowledge/skills needed to accomplish tasks, solve problems, and perform effectively within the team. Inspiring and Motivating Others Fosters commitment and cohesiveness by facilitating cooperation and working as a team within the organization toward goal accomplishments. Work well with others, build consensus, and ensure cooperation to complete tasks and positive workflow. Demonstrating Emotional Intelligence Exercises self-leadership, self-awareness, and self-regulation; manages emotions so that they are expressed appropriately; leads others by showcasing adaptability, empathy, and social skills. Acting with Integrity Interacts with others in a way that is seen as direct and truthful; ensures confidence in individual and organizational motives and representations. Acts in a way that is consistent with personal and organizational values by keeping confidence, promises, and commitments. Clearly states goals and beliefs; informs people of their true intentions, does what they say they will do; follows through on commitments. Being a Champion for Change and Innovation Supports people in their efforts to try new things. Things creatively, generates novel and valuable ideas and uses these ideas to develop new or improved processes. Accepts new ways of doing things and adapts to change. Communicating Effectively Speaks and writes clearly, conveys information in a concise, organized, and logical manner. Is adept at tailoring the message to fit the interests and needs of the audience. Listens attentively and exercises tact, discretion, and diplomacy when interacting with members of the department and organization. Promoting Diversity and Inclusion Treats all people with dignity and respect. Demonstrates an open-minded approach to understanding people regardless of their gender, age, race, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability status, or other characteristics. Challenges bias and intolerance. Develops all-inclusive groups in the realms of social interaction and communication. Shows respect for the beliefs of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds. Physical Requirements
        • Requires a full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Involves standing, walking, and sitting. Requires exposure to bodily fluids. Threshold Requirements
          • These threshold requirements are required and completed yearly basis
            • Annual Joint Commission mandatory education requirements, in-service and health requirements including attendance at new employee orientation
            • TB/PPD Surveillance Program
            • Maintenance of required professional licensing and/or certification(s). This is not necessarily an extensive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associates with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments). I have reviewed these job requirements and verify that I can perform all essential functions of this position.
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Keywords: Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Jupiter, Florida

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