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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Job ID 
2018-1875
Location 
US-FL-Maitland
Metro Area 
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Function 
Clinical
Employment Status 
Full-Time

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Overview

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 4,000 clinical providers and associates.  By joining our team you will participate in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  As an organization we are mission focused on delivering the highest quality in patient care and you will be directly supporting our talented clinical team.  We extend this same commitment to quality to our associates and supply tools and resources that will ensure we win in the healthcare marketplace and support of USAP.

 

We are proud of our inclusive people culture that supports our associates to perform at their best.  USAP is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates with physician services or related health care experience is a plus. We offer a competitive benefits package. 

 

Responsibilities

SCOPE:

Perform duties to assist physicians and update patient history, working within the limits of prescribed routines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Guide patient into examining room. Take and record vital signs. Review medical history with patient, validate information, and update as needed.
  2. Review the procedures to be followed with the patient and make special preparations as prescribed by the physician.
  3. Respond to nurse calls regarding patient concerns, refills, need to call in prescriptions, and other questions. Coordinate with the doctors and return calls to patient with doctor’s response.
  4. Order and maintain medical supplies for the office.
  5. Assist others to file charts and dictation and make appointments.
  6. Conduct drug screening tests. Perform specimen tests.
  7. Perform procedures to set up MRI or other specialized examination for a patient. Obtain insurance authorizations as required, schedule appointments, and notify patient.

OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

  1. Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements. Notify supervision of unusual equipment or operating problems and the need for additional material and supplies.
  2. Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  3. Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines.
  4. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

 

Certification Required and a minimum of one year work experience in a clincal setting.

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