Medical Assistant- Sign-On Bonus
Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Medical Assistant
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Lee Health is looking for New Grad and Experienced Medical Assistants. If you have at least 1 year Medical Assistant experience you could be eligible for a $1000 Sign-On Bonus! New Grads are eligible for a $500 Sign-On Bonus!
*If you are a current employee interested in transfer opportunities please apply to this position and a Recruiter will contact you shortly to discuss the positions open throughout LPG.
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 / MAs 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 standard 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 in a team based environment 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. This position provides patient instructions as directed by the physician. 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.
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 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. Training: 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.