Certified Medical Assistant
Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: January 25, 2023
DescriptionJOB TITLE: Certified Medical Assistant
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for performing or assisting
with a variety of tasks in a clinical setting including: patient
preparation, physical and drug screen collection, sterile
techniques, instrument care, medications and injections procedures.
Communicates with patients, physician offices and testing
SUPERVISOR: Clinical Office Manager
1. Clinical duties include taking medical histories and recording
vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing
patients for examination, and assisting the physician during the
2. Perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the
offices of physicians, and other health practitioners running
3. Instruct patients about medications, prepare and administer
medications as directed by a physician, authorize drug refills as
directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy.
4. Prepares exam rooms for patient visits; measures vital signs,
data collection and appropriately documents information.
5. Document current medications and prescriptions that need to be
6. Instructs patient how to prepare for the physician (assisting as
7. Anticipates/sets up special equipment and/or supplies needed for
8. Alerts the physician when patient is ready and communicates
pertinent clinical information.
9. Assists patient through check-out process when visit is
10. Cleans and prepares room for next patient.
11. Responds to needs to expedite visits and keep on schedule.
12. Assists the physician with patient care during the visit.
13. Adheres to hand hygiene and standard precaution guidelines.
14. Provides care appropriate to age group of patients in practice
setting and documents data per practice protocols age-appropriate
vital signs measurements.
15. Perform other duties as required.
1. Certification required
2. High school diploma or equivalent
3. Prior health care experience and/or training is preferred.
Keywords: Surgery Partners, Palm Bay , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Palm Bay, Florida
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