Location: LPG Allergy and Immunology
Department: LPG Allergy
Shift: Shift 1
7:30:00 AM to 4:00:00 PM
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Work Type: Full Time
Come join an amazing team at LPG Allergy & Immunology in Port Charlotte! Having a career with Lee Health offers: Room for growth and development in your career, An environment of Caring People ,Exceptional Benefits package including: Paid Time Off, Top Tier Health Coverage, and 5% retirement match. We are currently offering increased pay rates and sign on bonuses!
The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience in a team based environment while assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician or physician assistant. This position is responsible for patient safety, performing phlebotomy, point of care testing, assisting in minor procedures, processing lab specimens, safe operation of medical equipment, provides patient instructions, and for handling and administering medications according to regulatory standards and organizational policy and procedure under the direct supervision of a physician or physician assistant. This position is responsible for the collection, communication and documentation of accurate patient information/data and maintaining medical records according to regulatory standards and organizational policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include coordinating requests for information and prescriptions, maintain and preparing patient care areas to ensure efficient, effective and safe patient care delivery. Late hours, holidays and weekends may be required. Other duties as assigned by the Manager/Supervisor of the department.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
|High School Diploma or Equivalent||Required|
Graduate of a medical assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), or of a postsecondary medical assisting program accredited to prepare the medical assistant to take national AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting), CCMA (National Health Career Association), or RMA (American Medical Technologists) medical assistant certification exam preferred.
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|No Experience Required|
Medical Assistant experience preferred but not required. 1 year of Medical Assistant experience in a physicians office or hospital outpatient department may be accepted in lieu of degree/diploma from accredited medical assisting program.
|BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)||Required||and|
|AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting)||Preferred|
Or CCMA or RMA preferred. BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
Medical terminology, communication skills and basic knowledge of computers required. Early/late hours and/or weekends may be required.