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Medical Assistant - 995963

Apply Now Job Number: 505668
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Davie Med Clinic MA Pool
Categories: Healthcare - Clinic Administration, Medical Professionals & Technicians

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Job Title: Medical Assistant - 995963
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Performs daily clinic functions such as interviewing patients, measuring vital signs, weight, and temperature; obtains and/or confirms patient health and medication history to file and update patient records in the electronic health record system, and ensures all forms and consents are completed by patients.

2. Provides patients with instructions and information regarding examination procedures and available services; arranges laboratory services.

3. Assists NSU physicians/residents with medical treatments, procedures, and exams.

4. May set-up EKG machines, perform routine specimen collection, laboratory tests, injections, or treatments under the direction of the attending physician.
5. Handles inventory of medical supplies and equips exam rooms with appropriate supplies.

6. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs.

7. Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by adhering to professional standards; facility policies and procedures; and federal, state, and local requirements.

8. Completes other projects as assigned.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions: Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service - General knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
2. General knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine treatment to patients, patient evaluation, triage procedures, and patient care charts and patient histories.
3. Knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures applicable to work performed.
4. Knowledge of outpatient clinical administrative procedures.
5. Knowledge of safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
6. Knowledge of inventory management practices.
7. General knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
8. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access).

1. Service Orientation – Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
2. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
3. Judgment and Decision Making – Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
4. Time Management – Proficient skills in managing one's own time and the time of others.
5. Active Listening – Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
6. Speaking – Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.

1. Manual Dexterity - The ability to use your hands in a skillful, coordinated way to grasp and manipulate objects and demonstrate small, precise movements.
2. Oral Comprehension & Expression - The ability to listen to, understand, and communicate information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences so others will understand.
3. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
4. Detail Oriented - The ability to pay attention to details, understand underlying cause/effect relationships, and account for those details and relationships.
5. Confidentiality - The ability to maintain confidential information.

Physical Requirements and Working Environment:
1. May be exposed to sharp instruments, disposable gloves, and personal protective equipment, among others.
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
4. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
5. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
6. May be required to work nights or weekends.
7. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
8. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, including but not limited to syringes, latex gloves, pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.

Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: 1. Certification in Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
2. CPR Certification.
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Minimum one (1) year of experience as a medical assistant in a medical office or have graduated from an approved Medical Assistant Program.

2. Experience using EHR (electronic health record) system and medical terminology.

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Minimum six (6) months performing phlebotomy.
2. Previous experience in a specific medical field.
3. Experience using Nextgen software.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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