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Medical Assistant PT

Company: WestCare Foundation
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Assistant PT Job Details Job Location Kendall - 7867 North Kendall Dr - Kendall, FL Position Type Part Time Education Level High School Salary Range $16.64 Hourly Job Shift Day Job Category Health Care Summary : The Medical Assistantperforms administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the Medical Director. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing consumers for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Assist physician in care of minor medical conditions of consumer, and with medical assessment. Record consumers' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records Prepare treatment rooms for consumer examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean Interview consumers to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height. Review medications and oversee the self-medication process Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing. Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to consumers. Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies. Schedule appointments for patients. Change dressings on wounds. Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic. Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses. Perform general office duties such as answering telephones, taking dictation and completing insurance forms. Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule consumers for tests or admission. Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment. Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses. Set up medical laboratory equipment. Operate equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. Conduct skin testing. Assists department in maintaining communications with outside agency health care practitioners and record in the consumer records log. Assists department in periodically documenting consumer status regarding medical deviations. Assists department in communicating all significant status changes to Medical Director and Primary Therapist Assists department in following up with outside providers to access all current information regarding consumers condition as well as to provide continuity of care. Attend Clinical Case Conference as assigned by Medical Director. Education: Active Certification as a Certified Medical Assistant. Experience in the area of substance abuse/chemical dependency is preferred. Bilingual is preferred. CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis test. Ability to provide an Affidavit of Good Moral Character Clearance in Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Records Checks, as required. During your tenure with WestCare there may be new requirements, including, but not limited to vaccinations that are issued by local, State, Federal, and/or Funders that WestCare may have to comply with. Should this occur Human Resources or appropriate personnel will inform you. WestCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug test,pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

Keywords: WestCare Foundation, Miami , Medical Assistant PT, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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