Certified Medical Assistant – Multiple Positions (FSU PrimaryHealth™, FMPP Operations - Med...
Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant – Multiple Positions (FSU PrimaryHealth™, FMPP Operations - Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48499
Department FSU PrimaryHealth™, FMPP Operations – College of Medicine
FSU PrimaryHealth™ is a new healthcare center in southwest Tallahassee that provides a broad range of primary-care services.
The healthcare center includes 15 patient exam rooms, two rooms for behavioral-health services, two health-procedure rooms and a community room.
2911 Roberts Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32310Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Under the direction of the Practice Manager, performs all aspects of intake for patients, including taking accurate histories, patient vital signs, vision and hearing screens, and other screenings or questionnaires as needed by the clinician. Ensures all electronic health record (EHR) information is current. Sets up for and assists providers with exams and procedures. Gives injections and handles minor procedures such as collection and testing of specimens, casting, splinting and applying dressings, as needed. Participates in motivational interviewing and techniques of self- management support (goal setting and patient readiness to change). Performs high-level disinfection.
Performs as medical scribe for assigned clinician. Assists clinician during entire patient encounter, documents the visit as it occurs in real time. Accurately and thoroughly completes clinical notes of patients visit, orders, and procedure performed by the clinician for review and approval of the clinician. Anticipates clinicians’ needs to facilitate a smooth and efficient workflow. Performs duties in a discreet and tactful manner so as not to distract the physician from medical care. Works with practice manager and physicians to develop standardized documentation protocols and procedures. Performs other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned.
Assists with patient needs between visits. Triages patient phone calls and provides in-basket management support for clinicians. Notifies patients of test results and other follow-ups needed. Manages patient expectations and is able to resolve patient concerns independently. Schedules diagnostic testing and obtains prior authorizations as needed. Assists with traces and regulatory readiness for quality and patient care.
Position may be required to work one late evening per week. Attends 1 customer service training session or 1 leadership training session from a list of courses identified by practice leadership. On an annual basis participates on a practice committee. Promotes an atmosphere of teamwork in accomplishing the mission and goals of FSU PrimaryHealthTM.Qualifications High school diploma or GED and two years of Medical Assisting or other applicable clinical work experience. (Note: post-high school education may substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)
Valid Certified Medical Assistant Certification or Registration (CMA, NCMA, RMA or CCMA).
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification by governmental board or certifying agency, or the ability to obtain prior to hire.
Current PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) test as performed by a qualified physician prior to hire.
Physical examination completed by a qualified healthcare provider/physician prior to hire.
Experience with applicable computer software and programs, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Electronic Health Records, or comparable programs.
Experience demonstrating effective customer services skills.
Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Experience utilizing problem solving skills.
Experience maintaining accurate records and retrieving files from active/archive sources.
Knowledge of medical resources and terminology.
Experience with collection and/or cash handling procedures, and the ability to perform monetary transactions.
Within 30 days of hire, you must provide:
Documentation of vaccination for Tetanus.
Proof of immunization OR positive titers for Hepatitis B.Preferred ABR-OE credentials is highly preferred.
Experience preparing clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondence, and/or other written materials.Other Information This job opening will be used to recruit for multiple identical Certified Medical Assistant positions: 82620, 82749, 82750, 82751, 82752 and 82753.Anticipated Salary Range Starting salary is $31,320. Salary will be commensurate with experience.Soft Money Funded Position This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.
Position may be required to work one late evening per week.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.
Applicant pool to be reviewed on a weekly basis.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=ers/application/application_veterans_preference, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.
IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.