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Medical Asst Primary Care Northeast Naples

Company: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital
Location: Naples
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:


350 7th St N

Nursing Support



* Essential Job Accountabilities:
* *$5,000 Sign on Bonus*

* Job Summary:
* The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing basic nursing care to clinic patients following established standards and practices.

* Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned, which may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow.
    * Escorting patients to exam/procedure rooms. Observes, records and reports patients conditions and reactions to drugs and treatments to providers.
    * Assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.
    * Collecting patient history including current medications, allergies, symptoms, etc.
    * Provide patient care as directed by provider; this may include screenings, treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
    * Assisting providers with various procedures as needed.
    * Documenting patient charts and relaying information & instructions to patient/family. Document all interventions, phone calls, patient/family responses, medication dispensed or prescribed, hospital data, etc. in medical record.
    * Answering patient phone calls & messages and acting as a communication liaison between the patient and provider.
    * Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include filing or sending medical records to a patient or referral provider; appointment scheduling.
    * Collection and handling of lab specimens following established standards and practices. Adhere to infection control safety guidelines, maintaining equipment, instruments and stock supplies.
    * Utilizes electronic referrals process to complete requested physician referrals to NCHMD specialists and ancillary services.

    * Education, Experience, Qualifications:
  • Minimum of High School or GED required.
    * Completion of Medical Assistant or practical nursing training program with documented clinical practicum hours; OR Medical Assistant certification; OR a minimum of one-year experience in medical office setting as a Medical Assistant or like role.
    * Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association required.
    * Verified ability to take accurate patient vital signs.
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively articulate and explain required information to patients.
    * Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes.
    * Intermediate computer knowledge: Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Windows
    * Knowledge of basic and specialty specific medical terminology.
    * Capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions while maintaining a professional demeanor and control.

Keywords: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital, Cape Coral , Medical Asst Primary Care Northeast Naples, Healthcare , Naples, Florida

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