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Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida

Fort Myers, FL

Medical Assistant

Location Fort Myers, Florida
Employment TypeFull Time
Date Posted2023-05-19
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Valid Through2024-04-11

Job Description:

Medical Assistant Position Status: Full Time / Nonexempt... Competitive Compensation, PTO, Benefits and 401K Send your Resume to Job Summary: Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida is seeking an experienced medical assistant to provide exceptional patient care in a team-based environment. We are a highly-reputable and large, stable medical practice specializing in all areas of orthopedics and sports medicine. This is a positive, professional and growing working environment for the right candidate! As a Medical Assistant you will be assisting the physician or physician assistant directly and indirectly with patient care in a fast-paced environment. You will support doctors and patients through a variety of tasks related to patient care management, organization and communication. The goal is to complete all activities accurately, with outstanding attention to detail and in a timely manner. This position will have unrestricted access to protected health information (PHI) pertaining to patients. Essential Functions: Admit patients to exam rooms Ensure proper medical documentation, medications, progress notes, lab results, vital signs and medical history Identify patient's chief complaint or reason for visit Prepare patient for doctor, order exams as directed and assist doctor as needed Perform splinting, bracing, casting; dressing, wound care and removal of sutures/staples as needed Prepare instruments for injections and aspirations Schedule surgery, physical therapy and order tests Patient call backs, prescription calls, patient education of procedures and testing, patient notification of lab/test results when requested, and chart preparation Clean and stock examination rooms Core Competences: Responsible for promoting the Standards of Excellence for Orthopedic Specialists while demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior toward patients, visitors, volunteers, peers and physicians Maintain a neat and orderly work environment, demonstrates the ability to organize and prioritize work during heavy workload situations to expedite patient care Maintain strictest confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA compliance Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments Work independently while understanding the need to communicate and coordinate work efforts with other employees and organizations Minimum Requirements (education, experience, special skills and licenses or certifications required): High School Diploma Minimum of 1 year healthcare experience Licensed Practical Nurse FL Licensure or Medical Assistant Certification preferred. If not certified prior to hire, Medical Assistant certification must be obtained after successful completion of 90 day probationary period. Licensed Practical Nurse FL Medical License or Medical Assistant recertification required. Knowledge of medical terminology Strong organizational skills Computer Literate - Windows environment Ability to perform essential duties as assigned Ability to clearly communicate written and verbal instructions Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and prioritize Ability to demonstrate proper telephone etiquette Knowledge of OSHA requirements Knowledge of medical terminology, equipment, procedures, instruments and common safety hazards and precautions Essential Physical Functions: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients at times; Standing and walking for extensive periods of time Occasional lifting, carrying supplies, squatting, and bending Manual dexterity sufficient to operate keyboard, calculator and other office equipment as necessary Ability to view computer screens for long periods of time Drug Screening is required Orthopedic Specialist of SW FL. participates in E-Verify Criminal background screening mandatory Orthopedic Specialist of SW Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace. 2531 Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers, Fl. 33901

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