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|Certified Medical Assistant - Dermatology|
Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Expire Date: 12/14/2021
Job Categories: Medical
Certified Medical Assistant - Dermatology|
The Certified Medical Assistant 1 assists in the examination and treatment of patients, under the direction of a physician. Moreover, the incumbent interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. The Medical Assistant 1 also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.
Gives injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory tests. Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps. Prepares treatment room for examination of patient. Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments and materials to the doctor as directed. Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures. Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments while observing principles of sterile technique. Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for laboratory work. Maintains accurate and complete patient records and documentation. Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies, and assists in performing clerical duties. Escorts and transports patients to various hospital locations. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
Certified Medical Assistant Certification, BLS and HIV certification required.
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experienc e and/or certifications may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the Universityís core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Department Specific Functions
Obtain vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patientís medical record for multi-disciplinary Dermatology practice.
May provide treatments, perform/order routine laboratory tests under the direction of an attending physician, and assist in other patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
Acquire prior authorizations for medications or procedures as needed with insurance carrier when needed.
Answer and return triage calls as well as provide patients with benign results.
Order, stock, and inventories supplies and assist in performing clerical duties.
This position will provide coverage between our 4 clinics as well as provide cross MA coverage.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Certified Medical Assistant Diploma required from the following agencies:
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), and/or NHA
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)