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Medical Assistant-Orthopaedics

Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Nemours is seeking a Medical Assistant (Full-Time) to join our Nemours Children's Specialty Care team in Jacksonville, Florida.

At our three clinic locations in the Jacksonville area, Nemours is a leading provider of pediatric specialty care in north Florida with many of our pediatric specialists regularly recognized as the "Best Doctors in America." We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties. Several of those specialties, offered in collaboration with Wolfson Children's Hospital, have been named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The Medical Assistant is an important liaison between the patient/family, provider, and other care team members. The Medical Assistant will coordinate patient flow, review charts and update with most current information, ensure the appropriate paperwork accompanies the patient to the room and enter pertinent history in the medical record. The MA performs clinical procedures in accordance with divisional responsibilities, as directed by physician, and per protocol.

Essential Functions

Deliver excellent customer service to the patients/families and other care providers. Focusing on family-centered care. Demonstrates proficiency in entering radiology and lab orders as directed by physician and in accordance with approved protocols/standing orders. Room patients ensuring appropriate documents are with the patient, up to and including required diagnostic reports. Perform the following in accordance with divisional responsibilities, as directed by physician, and per protocol.Performing clinical procedures, to include but not limited to the following:

  • performing aseptic procedures
  • taking vital signs
  • preparing patients for the provider's care
  • performing venipunctures and non-intravenous injections
  • observing and reporting patient's signs and symptoms
  • Administering basic first aid.
  • Assisting with patient examination/treatment.
  • Operate required medical equipment
  • Perform and collect routine laboratory specimens
  • Administering medication
  • Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties as required (i.e. scanning, filing, faxing). Act as a liaison between support services and other clinical divisions. Clean, prepare and stock exam, treatment and medication rooms for daily activity. Obtain authorizations according to the patient's insurance policy for any tests, therapies, DME, etc. ordered by the provider. Act as a backup to other medical assistants needed. This is to include all clinics locations. Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee's manager.

  • High School Diploma - Prefer completion of medical assistant school.
  • BLS Certification through American Heart Association within three months of employment and continue to maintain current BLS
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • 3+ month experience required

Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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