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Medical Assistant in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Medical Assistant
Arthrex, Inc.  
Naples, Florida.

Main Objective:

The Medical Assistant will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. This practitioner will assist with patient care management, executes administrative and clinical procedures, and often performs managerial and supervisory functions. Competence in the field also requires that a medical assistant adhere to ethical and legal standards of professional practice, recognize and respond to emergencies, and demonstrate professional characteristics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performing aseptic procedures.
  2. Taking vital signs.
  3. Preparing patients for the physician's care.
  4. Performing venipunctures and nonintravenous injections.
  5. Observing and reporting patients' signs or symptoms.
  6. Administering basic first aid.
  7. Assisting with patient examinations or treatments.
  8. Operating office medical equipment.
  9. Collecting routine laboratory specimens as directed by the physician.
  10. Administering medication as directed by the physician.
  11. Performing basic laboratory procedures.
  12. Performing office procedures including all general administrative duties required by the physician.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent required/
  2. Certification by the American Association of American Medical Assistants or as a Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists preferred
  3. EMT or paramedic experience preferred

 Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Current certification and skill in basic life support (BLS)
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Experienced with EMR systems a plus
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff which includes: effective communication, getting along with coworkers and management and dealing efficiently and professionally under pressure

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

PCs, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook, plus any additional communications equipment as needed.

* * Ideal candidate will be considered for both our Naples, and Ave Maria clinics **

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.