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|Certified Medical Assistant|
Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/17/2021
Expire Date: 11/17/2021
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Certified Medical Assistant|
The Department of CHDS is currently seeking a Certified Medical Assistant. The incumbent in this position assists in the examination and treatment of patients, under the direction of a physician. Moreover, the incumbent interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. The Medical Assistant also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.
Gives injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory tests.
Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.
Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments and materials to the doctor as directed.
Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures.
Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments while observing principles of sterile technique.
Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for laboratory work.
Maintains accurate and complete patient records and documentation.
Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies, and assists in performing clerical duties.
Escorts and transports patients to various hospital locations.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Certified as a Medical Assistant by the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) is required
CPR and HIV certification is required
One year of relevant experience is preferred.