Medical Assistant MA – Orthopedics – AdventHealth Medical Group
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Up to 2K Sign-On Bonus
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Whole Person & Mental Health Resources
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Assists the physician in providing medical care to patients of various ages according to the policy of individual practice, in accordance with professional standards and hospital policies and procedures. Adheres to the AdventHealth Medical Group Corporate Compliance Plan, and to all the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Responsible for helping practice and physician achieve all meaningful use measures. Demonstrates effective use and support of the Customer and Superior Service Standards, within the hospital and physician office settings, at all times. Functions under the supervision of the physician and the Practice Manager/Office Supervisor.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Cleans, prepares and maintains examinations rooms and treatment areas.
Prepares patients for examinations, procedures and treatments and assists with examinations, procedures, and treatments.
Prepares and administers oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications and immunizations as directed by supervising physician and as permitted by state law.
Maintains medication and immunization records
Organize and review incoming test results and forward to physician.
Tracks impending test results. Follows up with patients as needed.
May provide specialized care in iatrogenic injuries and podiatric disease and disorders
Performs electrocardiography and respiratory testing.
Performs phlebotomy, including venipuncture and capillary puncture
Maintains responsibility for clinical aspect of practice:
Assumes responsibility for inventory of clinical supplies, ensuring adequate levels are kept, and organized, on an ongoing basis. Unpacks and verifies proper receipt of supplies, handling any necessary returns or rejections.
Provides control and maintenance of bio-hazardous waste and sharps
Checks sample medications for overstocking and date of expiration. Labels samples according to protocol before they are dispensed to patients. Logs in, and disposes of, sample medications according to policy.
Manually cleans dirty instruments and packages instruments for sterilization.
Utilizes autoclave and biological indicators, as per policy.
Ensures proper consents are signed prior to a procedure
Ensures Summary List is completed and updated each visit
Schedules patient’s inpatient/outpatient admissions and procedures
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Minimum of a high school diploma
Minimum of 1 year of related work experience or completed an accredited Medical Assistant program with completion of an externship is required
Medical Assistant Certification Required:
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
American Medical Technologist (AMT)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National HealthCare Association (NHA)
National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP) for Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)
American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) Certification will be accepted for employees who began employment prior to June 30, 2016, but the certification must not lapse or else is required to then obtain AAMA, AMT, NCCT, NHA, or AMCA Certification
Certification is required to be active prior to employment and must be maintained throughout employment.
BLS/CPR certification is required.
Minimum 1 year working experience within the medical/healthcare field with experience communicating with all levels of staff.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.