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Job Title: Medical Assistant
Coral Gables, FL United States
The Department of Internal Medicine & Family Medicine UHealth Kendall has an exciting opportunity for a full time Medical Assistant 1 position located at 8932 SW 97th Avenue, Miami, FL 33176 . The incumbent 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. The Medical Assistant 1 also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Gives injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory tests.
Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
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 completes 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 University 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 required
Certified as a Medical Assistant by one of the following associations: AAMA, NHA or Registered
BLS from American Heart Association and HIV certification is required.
One year of relevant work experience is preferred.
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