Certified Medical Assistant for the Paley Institute in Fort Lauderdale
Company: Tenet Healthcare
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: February 24, 2021
General Summary: A non-exempt medical office position responsible
for providing direct nursing care in a medical office setting under
the direction of a physician, assists medical providers, and
maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the
policies and procedures of the practice.
Essential Job Responsibilities
- Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy,
objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician
- Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy
Standards Confidentiality Agreement.
- Demonstrates support for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program
by being knowledgeable of compliance responsibilities as expressed
in the Code of Conduct; adhering to federal and state laws, rules,
regulations, and corporate policies and procedures policies that
affect his/her specific job functions/responsibilities; and
reporting compliance issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate
- Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by
taking vital signs, history, medication listing, assessing visual
acuity and determining chief complaint. Assesses patients physical
and mental status.
- Completes all necessary documentation in the patient s medical
record in accordance with practice s charting policy.
- Prepares equipment and assists physicians with medical
treatments, exams and medical procedures
- Administers prescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular
and subcutaneous and intradermal injections. Performs
venipunctures, CLIA-Waived and non-CLIA Waived lab testing.
- Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment for patients
and visitors. This includes cleaning, sterilizing, and storing
instruments in accordance with practice policies. Stocks rooms in
preparation for the daily work schedule. Takes inventory of medical
and exam room supplies.
- Complies with established personal protective equipment
requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and
other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants,
radiation, and other hazardous substances.
- Arranges for specialized consultations and appointments for
testing as ordered by the physicians. Notifies appropriate
insurance personnel to pre-certify surgeries or tests ordered by
the physician or other health care provider, which require
pre-certification by the insurance company.
- Answering office phones, assisting front desk in scheduling
appointments and directing calls appropriately.
- Assists in checking out patients and assists them with referral
processing and scheduling process
- Assist in other functions of the physician practice as
Education: High school diploma/GED required.
Completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program OR equivalent
relevant work experience in lieu of education
Certification : Medical Assistant preferred or obtained after 90
days if hire and CPR/BLS certification
Experience: Must have a minimum of one year of experience working
in a physician office
Job: Phlebotomy/Blood/Medical Asst
Primary Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Facility: The Paley Institute
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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