Assists in the examination and treatment of patients and performs miscellaneous delegated duties under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Responsible for various clinical and clerical duties.
Job Specific Duties
Assists with front desk coverage and contacts parents to explain procedures (EEG, Sleep Lab) and confirm appointments. Confirms multidisciplinary clinic appointments.
Communicates all significant changes (ex. seizure) in patient conditions or behavior to ARNP and physicians.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms utilizing gloves, masks, and appropriate equipment; follows infection control protocols during clinic in disinfecting/preparing patient room before each use.
Maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. When equipment is not functioning, takes proper actions - labels machines, notifies clinician and places maintenance work order for patient safety.
Performs and documents vital signs (i.e., temperature, B/P, Resp., etc.) and measurements (i.e., height, weight, head circumference etc.).
Performs intake and documents any allergies, medication, and current presentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Documents, within the scope of practice, all electronic medical record (EMR) meaningful use required fields in an effort to optimize utilization.
Conducts the Environment of Care rounds as assigned to ensure that clinical area meets inspection requirements of regulatory and accrediting agencies/bodies.
Performs other clerical duties such as obtaining referrals, copying, scanning, filing, faxing and working on special projects as assigned by clinic coordinators and/or manager/director.
Minimum Job Requirements
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification
American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High School education or equivalent preferred.
1 year experience as a medical assistant preferred.
Bilingual - English and Spanish preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Basic computer and math skills.
Accuracy with calculating percentages for conversion.
Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
Nursing- Support (Clinical)
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.