Medical Assistant (Primary Care - Kinder Clinic/Winter Haven), FULL-TIME
Nemours Childrenâ€™s Health System
June 26, 2018
Winter Haven, Florida
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Medical Assistant (Primary Care - Kinder Clinic/Winter Haven), FULL-TIME, to join our Primary Care team in Winter Haven, Florida.
Nemours primary care practices provide a kid-friendly, family-centered pediatric primary care experience for families in Central Florida. With 17 primary care and six urgent care practices conveniently located throughout the region, we provide quality, professional pediatric services with special attention on preventive care and whole-child wellness.
The Medical Assistant is an important liaison between the patient/family, provider, and other care team members. The Medical Assistant will coordinate patient flow, review charts for current information, and ensure the appropriate paperwork accompanies the patient to the room. Enter pertinent history. Act as a resource and cross cover as needed. Serve as a trainer and mentor to new associates.
Deliver excellent customer service to the patients/families and other care providers. Focusing on family-centered care.
Room patients ensuring appropriate documents are with the patient, up to and including required diagnostic reports.
Performing clinical procedures, to include but not limited to the following: a. performing aseptic procedures b. taking vital signs c. preparing patients for the providers care d. observing and reporting patient's signs and symptoms
Administering basic first aid.
Assisting with patient examination/treatment.
Operate any required medical equipment.
Perform and collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by provider.
Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties as required.
Act as a liaison between support services and other clinical divisions.
Obtain authorizations according to the patient's insurance policy for any tests, therapies, DME, etc. ordered by the provider.
Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee's clinical coordinator or Operations Manager.
Clean, prepare and stock exam, treatment and medication rooms for daily activity.
High School Diploma required.
Minimum of six (6) months experience as a Medical Assistant required.
Healthcare and customer service experience required.
Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
Must obtain BLS Certification within three months of employment and continue to maintain as required.
Occasional travel to another site required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.