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|Medical Assistant, FT, UTower Hospital|
Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/18/2021
Expire Date: 11/18/2021
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Medical Assistant, FT, UTower Hospital|
The Orthopedics Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant.
CORE JOB SUMMARY
The Medical Assistant 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.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Assist Provider with injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory tests. Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and suture removal. 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 comple
tes 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 Unive
rsity 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:
Medical Assistant Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
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 University’s core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, t
uition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.htm
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.