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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Job ID 
2017-1267
Job Locations 
US-FL-Melbourne
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization. We have multiple locations in both Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL.

We are seeking a part-time Medical Assistant to assist at our Physician Partners of America pain clinic in Melbourne, FLThis part-time Medical Assistant will be a valued member of our team, ensuring that we always have a qualified medical assistant available that we can trust to provide high-quality care when required. We are looking for someone to work 16 hours per week: 2 full days on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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 
  • Minimum of one year pain Management, orthopedics, or primary care experience preferred