Medical Assistant – Loch Haven OB/GYN - Orlando

  • Adventist Health System
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Medical Assistant - Loch Haven OB/GYN - Orlando
Orlando seeks to hire a Medical Assistant who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Department Profile:
At Loch Haven OB/GYN, we offer complete women's care through a team of experienced physicians, all of whom are board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Members of our team have consistently been listed in expert rankings such as "Best Doctors in America" and "Central Florida's Top Doctors" and continue to receive numerous awards for patient care, teaching and medical research.

Our seven faculty members have been chosen to participate in teaching medical students and young doctors through Florida Hospital's Graduate Medical Education program, and several of our doctors serve as faculty for the Florida State College of Medicine. Loch Haven OB/GYN delivers over 1,200 babies each year and provides over 22,000 patient encounters each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Mon - Fri, 8am-5pm

Job Summary:
The Medical Assistant functions under the supervision of the Nurse Manager providing clinical and clerical services, including rooming patients, assisting with exams and procedures, performing waived lab tests, and administering medications. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Current clinical experience
  • Vital signs
  • Body substance isolation
  • Specimen collection
  • Physician office experience (Preferred)
  • Medication administration (Preferred)
  • Graduate from a medical assistant program (Preferred)
  • Phone skills and etiquette (Preferred)
  • Organizational skills (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Basic Life Support
  • Medical Assistant certification/registration from one of the following:
  • American Registry of Medical Assistants
  • National Center for Competency Testing
  • American Medical Technologists
  • American Association of Medical Assistants
  • National Healthcareer Association


Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Fills various clinical positions as assigned within scope of certification/registration. Floats to like positions at other Graduate Medical Education offices when assigned, as applicable.
  • Monitors physician schedule organizes patient care by having the patient prepared and ready on time for the physician visit.
  • Rooms patients including vital signs, reason for visit, patient history, allergies, and completes appropriate documentation, following nursing protocols.
  • Assists the physician with examination and procedures that he/she performs. Maintains open communication to assure quality care.
  • Competent to give medications independently by 3-month evaluation; maintains competency as demonstrated by passing medication quiz and monitoring of the Nurse Manager or Sr. Director as applicable.
  • Regularly audits ordered tests to insure that results are received and followed up in a timely manner to insure quality health care.
  • Monitors appropriate level of nursing supplies and proper functioning and maintenance of instruments and equipment, and reports needs to Nurse Manager, or Sr. Director as applicable.
  • Works well within the organizational framework to achieve hospital/departmental goals and objectives.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Assistant opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, Orlando

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