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Medical Assistant - Pain Management - Bonita Location

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: BCHC PAIN PHYSICIANS
Categories: Medical Assistant
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. This position is responsible for patient safety, performing phlebotomy, Point of Care testing, assisting in minor procedures, processing lab specimens and the safe operation of medical equipment. The Medical Assistant is responsible for handling and administering all medications according to regulatory standards and organizational policy and procedure. 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. The Medical Assistant addresses patient questions/concerns using physician protocols. This position provides patient instructions as directed by the physician. Other responsibilities include coordinating requests for information and prescriptions, maintaining and preparing patient care areas to ensure efficient, effective and safe patient care delivery. This position reports to the Manager/Supervisor and is non-exempt.

Requirements:

Education: High School or equivalent required. 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) required.

Experience: 3 years recent clinical experience in a physician’s office with medication administration/injection experience required in lieu of degree. Internal medicine and or family practice experience preferred.

License: Certification through the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting) preferred.

Other: Medical terminology, communication skills and basic knowledge of computers required. AHA BLS required. Must be obtained within first 90 days of hire.


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)