Medical Assistant- Urology Clinic - #1687105

Cleveland Clinic


Date: 1 week ago
City: Vero Beach, FL
Contract type: Full time

Join our team at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic Indian River has been recognized as one of the top regional hospitals in South Florida. Indian River Hospital is in sunny Florida’s Treasure Coast where it is committed to providing optimal family-centric and community-focused care. At Indian River Hospital, you will be part of a collaborative, compassionate, and innovative team of caregivers. You will work with state-of-the-art technology and will build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

A Medical Assistant in this role, will become familiar with performing health screenings, collecting specimens, administering medication, updating health records, keeping medical supplies stocked, maintaining examination areas, and monitoring, recording, and communicating patients’ conditions. You will also perform a variety of administrative duties, such as appointment scheduling and patient registration, which offers a unique learning opportunity that will expand your skillset.

The potential future caregiver is someone who:
• Thrives in a team environment.
• Is organized, and efficient
• Is eager and willing to learn.
• Has a positive disposition.

We offer our caregivers many opportunities for professional development. Tuition Reimbursement, The Professional Ladder Program, professional development courses through our Global Leadership & Learning Institute, and opportunities to advance into management are just a few.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with performing screening and treatments by gathering information related to health maintenance, collecting specimens and documenting patient care.
  • Updates health maintenance at patient visit, accurately identifies medication changes and updates allergy information at each visit.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Administers specific medications under direction of provider.
  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting.
  • Maintains examination areas.
  • Assists in pre-visit planning by updating the health maintenance tab.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited Medical Assisting Program.
  • Military training as a Hospital Corpsman (HM), Combat Medic (68W) or Medical Service Technician (4N0X1) will be considered.
  • Current demonstrated clinical proficiency.
  • Completion of a clinical externship. (Extensive clinical experience may be considered in lieu of formal clinical externship).

Certifications:

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required within new hire period.
  • CMA, NCMA, CCMA certification preferred.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Successful completion of CC Externship preferred.
  • Clinical proficiency with phlebotomy required.
  • Proficiency in EKG desired.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
  • May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting.
  • Good visual acuity through normal or corrected vision.
  • Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.
  • Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
  • Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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