Work Type: Active - Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period:
Shift Time: Location: Pablo St., Pablo Campus:Lakeland:FL
Responsible for assisting providers with patient care, which also includes clerical or other environmental responsibilities within the offices as deemed necessary. The medical assistant utilizes technology set in place for scheduling patient appointments, preparing medical records and documenting appropriate information in the electronic medical record. They provide guidance and instruct patients as per the medical provider directives.
- Perform all duties in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate. - Deliver quality/evidence-based patient care. - Engage patients, patients' families and their caregivers in understanding, setting and monitoring patient self-management care plans in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the patient and caregiver. - Develop and maintain relationships among patients and their families and care team that supports their access to the medical home. - Provide timely communication with patients, make inquiries, execute follow-up actions and help to integrate information into the plan of care. - Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance to the provider's directives and the MA's scope of practice. - Maintains sanitation and cleanliness of exam rooms and stocks necessary supplies or materials needed throughout the workday. - Use case management processes to assure quality care is delivered to the Practice's patients, the patients' families and caregivers in the most efficient and effective manner across the healthcare continuum.
Qualifications & Experience
Education Essential: * High School or Equivalent * Must be a graduate of an accredited medical assisting program Certifications Essential: Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant