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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Job ID 
2017-1193
Job Locations 
US-FL-Tampa
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established AND growing integrated health organization with multi-site ambulatory surgical centers, Medical (Primary Care, & Pain Management) Clinics, Anesthesia, Pharmacy, Medical Supplies and Labs (Toxicology and Pharmacogenomics).

We are seeking a full time Medical Assistant to join our Physician Partners of America Orthopedics Group located in Tampa, FL. We are looking for a team-player with exceptional customer service skills, capable of providing the outstanding patient experience characteristic of Physician Partners.

Responsibilities

  • Handles front desk duties; checking patient in and out, verifying insurance for walk-in patients, answering calls
  • Maintains patient’s accounts and records, word processing, and scheduling of patients
  • Takes patient histories and vital signs
  • Prepares patients for examination and/or procedures
  • Assists the physician and mid-level provider with examinations and treatments
  • Performs selected diagnostic tests as directed by the physician
  • Assists physicians and mid-levels during examinations
  • Collects and prepare laboratory specimens, e.g., urine drug screen samples
  • Performs basic laboratory tests such as Accucheck (blood sugar)
  • Sterilizes medical instruments as appropriate
  • Prepares and administers medications as directed by a physician (IM injections)
  • Draws blood
  • Removes sutures
  • Enters data into patient’s electronic record; scans and indexes documents accurately to patient’s electronic medical records
  • Arranges for hospital admissions and laboratory services

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
  • BLS certification
  • Medical Assistance Experience
  • Orthopedic Experience preferred
  • Minimum of one year Pain Management experience