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Date Added: Sun 16/05/2021

Medical Assistant I

Clearwater, FL, US
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Company: COMMUNITY HEALTH CTR

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the community? 

Are you looking to further your career in healthcare? 

Do you want to be part of a growing organization?

 

Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc., has been serving the community for 40 years. We are a not-for-profit health care organization with 13 locations throughout Pinellas County, FL! We have opened 5 new centers and added a Mobile Health Unit, all over the last 10 years!

 

Position Location: Clearwater

Reports to: Office Manager

 

Job Summary:   Performs administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician to assist in examination and treatment of patients.  As a member of a care team, support the mission and goal achievement, organizational quality and patient centered care.

 

Duties may include but are not limited to:  

  • Responsible for knowing and following clinical policy and procedure, including documenting all patient interactions in EHR timely
  • Complete intake interview for new and returning patients, including counseling patients/families on their roles, and CHCP's role in a medical home
  • Participates in daily huddles, works with the care team to ensure pre-visit preparation including culturally and linguistically appropriate services
  • Prepare patients for exams consistent with the purpose of the exam
  • Perform related duties necessary to ensure quality patient care as requested by supervisor, including addressing barriers when the patient has not met treatment goals
  • Assist provider with exams of patient and special procedures as requested
  • Process all tasks, including phone calls from patients, routing as appropriate and responding in a timely manner
  • Scanned and faxed documents to be read, reviewed, placed in appropriate charts and/or routed as appropriate daily
  • Administer treatments including nebulizer, oral medications, pediatric and adult vaccines at the direction of the Nurse or provider
  • Perform screening tests including audiometry, EKG, Pulse Ox, and peak flow meter at the direction of the provider
  • Safely and accurately draws blood
  • Schedule patients for follow-up appointments based on established protocol, identified need and availability of appointments; follow-up with patients who have to keep important appointments
  • Clean and stock exam rooms, disinfect exam room tables, treatment and lab surfaces daily
  • Exhibits customer service consistent with organizational standards
  • Openly, clearly and respectfully share and receive information, opinions and concerns and feedback in a supportive manner

 

CHCP is a Patient Centered Medical Home which means that we believe that all aspects of a patient's life impacts their health. Our mission statement is to provide quality, affordable healthcare to all.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Graduate of an approved MA Program
  • Current CPR card
  • Required: Novice to six (6) months; Preferred: One (1) or more years of experience as Medical Assistant. Must demonstrate required MA competencies.  Experience with electronic health records highly desirable.

CHCP offers an excellent Benefits package which includes:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
  • HSA/FSA
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Career development/Growth opportunities

 

Access to the full job description is available on our website. Please go to https://#removed#/ under resources > Careers > Click Here to view our Job Portal.

 

Please make sure to apply on our website to be considered!

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