Medical Assistant - 16619

Job Title
Medical Assistant - 16619
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Jacksonville,  FL 32256
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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.

In accordance with Florida State Regulations, a Medical Assistant can perform the following duties under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician:

Location:  UF Health Family Med & Peds - Baymeadows

Essential Functions

The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review.

Maintain patient privacy.

Perform aseptic procedures.

Take patient’s vital signs.

Prepare patients for the provider’s care.

Perform venipunctures and administer 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 Allscripts tasks, as directed.

Administer medication as directed by and under the direct supervision of 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.

Clerical Duties: Depending on Department/Clinic  needs, duties may occasionally include: scheduling patient appointments, obtaining necessary signatures and documentation as well as appropriate demographic and financial information,  maintain medical records, announce the arrival of patients, answer incoming telephone calls, serve as liaison between patients, nurses, physicians and others, and provide excellent customer service.

Use computer software systems, such as Electronic Medical Record, Medical Necessity, Ancillary Test Results, etc.

Age of Patients:  ___ All Ages     ___ Adult Only     ___ Pediatrics Only

Secondary Functions

Adhere to all regulatory requirements such as JCAHO, CLIA, HIPAA, etc.

Job Requirements


Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.  

Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility.  

Required to make independent judgments without supervision.  

Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria.  

Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.  

Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.  
Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks.  
Knowledge of ambulatory health care or related health care fields.  

Skilled in conflict resolution. 

Must be detail oriented; Basic computer literacy and arithmetic skills. 

Basic clinical competencies.

Required Skills


Prefer at least one-year Medical Assistant experience.

Education & Certifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
Graduation from approved Medical Assistant program. Graduation from approved EMT military Emergency Medical Technician school may be substituted.
ICD-9 and CPT coding preferred. Completion of a standard terminology course would be helpful, but not required.
Nationally Certified as a Register Medical Assistant.
Certified EMT or graduate of a military medical technician school with attendant experience may be substituted for the Medical Assistant certification.
Current BLS Certification.
Pay Range
$13.75   Hourly to $17.16   Hourly

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