Medical Assistant - Shands

Job Title
Medical Assistant - Shands
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Jacksonville,  FL 32209
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A professional 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.

Perform aseptic procedures.
Administer basic first aid.
Assist with patient examinations or treatments.
Operate office medical equipment.
Collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by the physician.
Perform basic laboratory procedures.
Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties required by the physician.
Take patient's vital signs.
Prepare patients for the provider's care.
Perform venipunctures and administers routine, non-controlled medications.
Correctly document all entries in the medical record, either electronic or hard copy, to include signature, date and time.
Perform all assigned electronic medical record functions, to include responding to and handling EMR tasks, as directed. Administer hospital approved medication as directed by and under the direct supervision of licensed physician Observe and report patients; signs or symptoms.
Use computer systems such as electronic medical records, medical necessity, ancillary test results, etc.
All Age Groups
High School Diploma or GED.  Specific course work: Employees hired on or after February 15, 2018 must be graduate from approved Medical Assistant program.
  1. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. 
  2. Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks. 
  3. Knowledge of ambulatory health care or related health care fields. 
  4. Skilled in conflict resolution.
  5. Ability to use computers.
Employees hired on or after August 1, 2021, must obtain medical assistant certification within 6 months of date of hire/transfer into the position.
Current BLS from the American Heart Association.
Required Skills

Less than one year - Medical Assistant experience.
One (1) year Medical Assistant experience.

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