Medical Assistant

  • Location: Fort Myers, FL

  • Posted: Oct 15, 2018

Job Description

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience in a team based environment while assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. This position is responsible for patient safety, performing phlebotomy, Point of Care testing, assisting in diagnostic testing and the safe operation of medical equipment. The Medical Assistant is responsible for handling and administering all medications according to regulatory standards and organizational policy and procedure. This position is responsible for the collection, communication and documentation of accurate patient information/data and maintaining medical records according to regulatory standards and organizational policies and procedures. This position provides patient instructions as directed by the physician. Other responsibilities include coordinating requests for information and prescriptions, maintain and preparing patient care areas to ensure efficient, effective and safe patient care delivery. Late hours, holidays and weekends may be required. Other duties as assigned by the Manager/Supervisor of the department.

Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferredand/or
High School Diploma or EquivalentRequired

Additional Requirements
Recent graduate (within last 3 years) with Associates of Science in Medical Assisting degree or Occupational Associate in Medical Assisting degree or Vocational/Technical Certificate (1300 hrs. curriculum) required.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferredand/or
No Experience Required

Additional Requirements
Medical Assistant experience preferred but not required. 3 years clinical experience in a physician's office with medication administration/ injection experience required in lieu of degree/diploma. Internal medicine and or family practice experience preferred.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferredand/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferredand/or
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Requiredand
AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting)Preferred

Additional Requirements
Or CCMA or RMA preferred. BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

Employment Type

  • Full-Time

Schedule Information

Schedule: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Lee Health

2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Opened: 1916

Phone: (239) 343-7300

Web: http://Jobs.LeeHealth.org

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