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Medical Assistant at Lee Health in Fort Myers, Florida

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Type: Full Time





Job Description:

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

LOCATION: 16410 HealthPark Commons Drive, Fort Myers, FL
DEPARTMENT: LPG Adult GI
CATEGORIES: Medical Assistant
TYPE: Full-Time
SHIFT: 6:30 AM-5:00 PM
SCHEDULE: Days

DESCRIPTION:

When you join Lee Health as a Medical Assistant, you ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills.

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:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

DEGREE/DIPLOMA OBTAINED
PROGRAM OF STUDY
Required/
Preferred AND/OR

High School Diploma or Equivalent
Required

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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.
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EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM YEARS REQUIRED
AREA OF EXPERIENCE
Required/
Preferred AND/OR

No Experience Required

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Medical Assistant experience preferred but not required. 3 years clinical experience in a physician's office with medication administration/ injection experience required in lieu of degree/diploma. Internal medicine and or family practice experience preferred.
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STATE OF FLORIDA LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES
Required/
Preferred AND/OR

Not Required

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CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

CERTIFICATES/REGISTRATIONS
Required/
Preferred AND/OR

BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)
Required
and

AAMA (American Association of Medical Assisting)
Preferred

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Or CCMA or RMA preferred. BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

Lee Health is a drug/tobacco-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer.