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CMA - Clinic - $18-22 per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a CMA Clinic for a job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinic
  • Discipline: CMA
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has a great opportunity for a Certified Medical Assistant 1. The Medical Assistant shall perform multi-skilled tasks to assist the medical providers. The MA shall assist patients with healthcare management and clinical procedures. The MA shall prepare patients prior to and post examination, treatment or procedure under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. The physician in charge may delegate the tasks to oversee the MA to the Nurse Manager/Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse of the area. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $5K.Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Works directly with the Nurse Manager/Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse to ensure clinic is running smoothly Performs patient interviews for chief complaint, medication reconciliation and pertinent history Obtains vital signs and patient information for patient's medical record inclusions Prepares treatment room prior and post examination Assist medical provider as a chaperone as indicated Assist with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the medical provider as directed Perform venipunctures and collects routine laboratory specimens as directed by medical practitioner/nursing leaders Perform basic first aid Performs EKG Bladder Scanning Ostomy Care Simple dressing change (no central line and/or PICC/Midline dressing) Performance point of care testing Reports observed signs and symptoms, obtained from the patient, to report to the provider Assist with patient's daily care activities Able to use and/or perform with medical equipment, post training and demonstrated competency Refill medication prescriptions, as ordered by the medical provider, by calling patient's pharmacy Provide patients with basic educational instruction and information regarding examination procedures Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments; observes the principles of sterile technique in performing duties Documents accurate pertinent information in patient's electronic medical record Restocks patient room Screen telephone calls or electronic medical record (EMR) messages and forward to appropriate staff Assist staff in emergency care Maintains medical supplies compliant, by check for expiration dates and package integrity Maintains medical equipment compliant in accordance to manufacture's and biomedical requirements Assists in performing clerical duties such as answering phones, faxing, and coordinating procedures Schedules appointments and tests Arrange hospital admissions as applicable Obtain authorization from insurance company Call patients with "No Show" Other duties as assignedThe MA in hospital based clinics will not perform any type of injections or medication administration.Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Ability to demonstrate a sustainable high level of proficiency when performing skills that are within the scope of a Florida Medical Assistant's duty Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments Knowledge of sterile technique and other special procedures when applicable Knowledge of basic infection control preventions and maintains universal precautions techniques at all time Knowledge of age of specific patient care Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients and clinical staff.Reporting Structure: Reports to the area Nurse Manager/Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse and the Physician in charge of area. The physician will have direct supervision and responsibility of the MA The Nurse Manager/Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse will take responsibility and accountability for the delegated tasks as assigned by the physician over the MAEducation: Required High School diploma or equivalent Required Medical Assistant certification and graduate from accredited Medical Assistant Program Required an active and current BLS provider card by the American Heart Association Required HIV certification (min 2 hour online course) Required Phlebotomy certification EKG Certificatework Experience: Prefer One (1) year of relevant work experienceThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.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.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller 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.University of Miami Job ID #R100061316.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education

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