Certified Medical Assistant

  • Location Jacksonville, Florida
  • Type Contract
  • Job ID Job #54805

The CSI Companies is actively seeking a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant for a well-known healthcare provider, one of the Southeast most comprehensive academic health center in the Jacksonville, FL area. This is a contract to hire position and we are actively seeking candidates who are nationally certified. 

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm  

Pay: Based on experience

 

Job Description

  • Provides excellent customer service and greets patients entering the department/practice.  A multi-skilled person dedicated to assisting in all aspects of medical practice including administrative and clinical procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician.
  • Maintains patient privacy.
  • Receives and directs telephone calls to the appropriate personnel.  Also makes phone contacts to other departments, physicians, patients and other outside organizations as necessary for the departmental/practice operations
  • Maintains patient scheduling functions, and sets patient appointments through established guidelines
  • Interviews and completes the registration process for patients utilizing the specific service.
  • Keys patient dispositions, diagnostic codes, patient orders, charges and payments as defined in the medical treatment record and/or charge document
  • Performs cashiering functions as it relates to co-payments or other patient payments/collections.  May perform routine clerical duties for the department
  • Prepares and maintains all clerical aspects of the medical records through established guidelines
  • In accordance with the Florida State Regulations, a Medical Assistant can perform the following duties under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician:
  • Perform aseptic procedures
  • Take patient’s vital signs
  • Prepare patients for the provider’s care
  • Perform venipuncture and administer routine, non-controlled medications
  • Administer routine stock medication under the direct supervision of a licensed physician
  • Observe and report patients’ signs or symptoms
  • Administer basic first aid
  • Assist with patient examinations or treatments
  • Operate office medical equipment
  • Collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by the provider
  • Perform basic laboratory procedures
  • Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties required by the physician.
  • Participates in performance improvement projects.
  • Participates as an active care team member in the coordination of patient care.

 Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 months experience
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Nationally Certified as a Registered Medical Assistant
  • Graduation from approved Medical Assistant program or Graduation from approved EMT military Emergency Medical Technician school may be substituted. 
  • Current  BLS Certification