Physician Partners of America

  • Medical Assistant- PRN

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    2018-1741
    Category
    Healthcare & Medical
    Type
    PRN
  • 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 as-needed Medical Assistants to assist at our Physician Partners of America medical clinic. This PRN 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.

    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
    • Minimum of one year medical assistant experience

    PPOA celebrates and supports diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. PPOA performs criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens.

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