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Medical Assistant (Lakeland) General Surgery

Company: Nemours Children's Health System
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.Nemours Children's Hospital team is seeking a Medical Assistant, FULL-TIME, (General Surgery) to join our team in Lakeland, Florida.Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children's Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area's only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children's Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the regionThe Medical Assistant is an important liaison between the patient/family, provider, and other care team members. The Medical Assistant will coordinate patient flow, review charts for current information, and ensure the appropriate paperwork accompanies the patient to the room. Enter pertinent history. Act as a resource and cross cover as needed. Travel to satellite locations as needed. Serve as a trainer and mentor to new associates.Positions ResponsibilitiesDeliver excellent customer service to the patients/families and other care providers. Focusing on family-centered care.Room patients ensuring appropriate documents are with the patient, up to and including required diagnostic reports.Performing clinical procedures, to include but not limited to the following:Performing aseptic proceduresTaking vital signsPreparing patients for the providers careObserving and reporting patient's signs and symptomsAdministering basic first aid.Assisting with patient examination/treatment.Operate any required medical equipment.Perform and collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by provider. Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties as required. Act as a liaison between support services and other clinical divisions.Obtain authorizations according to the patient's insurance policy for any tests, therapies, DME, etc. ordered by the provider.Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee's clinical coordinator or Operations Manager.Position RequirementsHigh School Diploma requiredMinimum of six (6) months Medical Assistance experience requiredSpecialized (1 year of training beyond high school)Healthcare and Customer Service experience requiredMedical Assistant Certification preferredBLS Certification within three months of employment and continue to maintain as requiredBilingual preferredTravel to satellite locations as neededOur dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

Keywords: Nemours Children's Health System, Lakeland , Medical Assistant (Lakeland) General Surgery, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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