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Medical Assistant- $1000 Sign-On Bonus

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Medical Assistant
Type: HUB Req
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Are you a caring, professional Medical Assistant / MA who loves helping patients in a team-oriented setting? If so, read on!

Lee Health has more than 77 medical office locations in which our Medical Assistants (MA) work…from Naples to Port Charlotte. Here, employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database.

Our Full Time MAs have guaranteed 40 hour work weeks, market competitive pay and exceptional benefit packages including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 5% retirement match, uncapped Paid Time Off. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your nursing career with Lee Health. Because we care.

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision of a physician. Responsible for patient safety, performing phlebotomy, Point of Care testing, assisting in minor procedures, processing lab specimens, administering all medications, safe operation of medical equipment, documenting accurate patient information/data and maintains medical records. The Medical Assistant addresses patient questions/concerns, as well as preparing patient care areas to ensure efficient, effective and safe patient care delivery.

Requirements:

If you have at least 1 year Medical Assistant experience you could be eligible for a $1000 Sign-On Bonus! New Grads may also be eligible for a $500 Sign-On Bonus.

Lee Health is looking for New Grad and Experienced Medical Assistants.(see requirements below)

• Education: High School or equivalent. Recent graduate (within last 3 years) with Associates of Science in Medical Assisting degree OR Occupational Associate in Medical Assisting degree OR Vocational/Technical Certificate (1300 hrs. curriculum). NOTE: Three years of recent clinical experience in a physician’s office with medication administration/injection experience required IN LIEU of degree.
• Medical terminology, communication skills and basic knowledge of computers
• AHA BLS required. Must be obtained within first 90 days of hire.

Preferences:
• Internal medicine and or family practice experience
• Certification through the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting


Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Environmental (may be exposed to…) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Accepts flexible schedule to meet office needs Continually ( i.e. Daily)