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Medical Assistant Transplant, MTI Pediatrics, FT, Day - Miami, Florida - CMA

Company: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Assistant Transplant, MTI Pediatrics, FT, Day - Miami, FloridaDescription Position Summary: The Transplant Medical Assistant performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the supervision of a licensed physician but directly reports to a Nurse Supervisor or Associate Director. Emphasis of the work is on assisting physicians in the examination and treatment of patients and performing a variety of related clerical tasks. Performs clinical duties as prescribed by Florida Statute ( 458.3485) and include performing clinical procedures, aseptic procedures, taking vital signs, preparing patients for physician care, venipunctures and non-intravenous infections, observing and reporting patient vital signs or symptoms, administering basic first aid, assisting with patient examinations or treatments, operating basic medical equipment, collecting routing laboratory specimens, administering medication as directed by physician, performing basic laboratory procedures. Specialized in providing patient care in our Transplant clinic.Duties & Responsibilities: Responsive in meeting patient flow processes that reduce patient waiting time for procedures and appointments. Adjusts work pace, as directed to meet volume demands of our Transplant clinic needs. Provides communication/updates to patients on delays in service/other pertinent information. Greet patients and provides patient education/discharge instructions to patients level of understand in the Transplant clinic. Performs basic clerical duties, as well as assist Transplant Clinical Coordinators with prepping of patient charts, preparing patients for presentation to the organ specific listing committee, collecting, collating and organizing medical records and key information in pre-defined format to comply with UNOS and CMS regulatory requirements. Schedules and arranges appointments for patient follow up, radiology testing, consults or any other study requested by physician or Transplant Clinical Coordinator. Instructs patients about medication and special diets; prepares and administers medication as directed by physician; authorizes drug refills as directed; and telephones prescription to pharmacy. Participates in Transplant Performance Improvement projects/activities and QAPI initiatives to insure continuous improvement of services provided to our patients. Displays at all times professionalism through a positive and ethical attitude, serves as a liaison between the patient and others. Orients patients to office policies and procedures. Locates resources and information for patients and physician as needed. Utilizes Transplant database in daily operations for patients in clinic. Documents accurately and according to policy. Maintains inventory equipment and supplies. Sterilizes instruments. Maintains aseptic technique and maintains accurate sterilization records according to policy. Takes EKG's, removes sutures and changes dressings. Sets up for procedures and prepares examining room instruments and equipment. Draws blood as needed. Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise). Performs all other related job duties as assigned.QualificationsExperience: Generally requires 0 to 3 years of related experience.Education: High school diploma is required.License Certification: Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants or credentialing as a Registered Medical Assistant by the American Society of Medical Technologies preferred. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required.Knowledge Skill Abilities: Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with critical thinking and professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment. Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications.Physical Demands: Job function requires extended standing or walking. Must be able to carry objects weighing 21 to 50 pounds. Able to lift or move objects weighing 51 to 100 pounds with the use of appropriate devices. Jobs in this group require frequent visual acuity to perform activities related to extended use of computers. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).Work Environment: Jobs in this group are required to function in a fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent and stressful situations. Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members, providers, patients, insurance companies and other members of the public. Function is subject to inside environmental conditions, with occasional outdoor exposures. Exposure to various environments such as: communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a hospital and medical office environment. May also be exposed to needle sticks, airborne infections, medical gases, X-Ray, chemical exposures and other potential hazards. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when exposed to infectious/clinical hospital environment. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).

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