Medical Assistant - Plastic Surgery (Full Time, Day Shift)
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Location: Miami, Florida
Internal Number: 22696
Assists in examinations and treatment of patient's care under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Supports patient care management by performing various administrative functions.
Minimum Job Requirements
Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program (OR) Prior Medical Assistant experience in a physician practice and Medical Assistant certification/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required within 90 days of hire
CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High School education or equivalent preferred
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Basic computer and math skills.
Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
2-4 years physician office experience preferred.
2-4 years of coordinating clinical care for patients preferred.
Job Specific Duties
Answers telephones, routes calls, takes, and relays accurate phone messages.
If applicable, prepares and administers medications/immunizations to patients as directed by provider.
Communicates all significant changes in patient conditions or behavior to clinicians and physicians.
Ensures all medical record/patient charts contains necessary documentation for medical appointments. Completes charting, collects, and distributes medical record documents related to patient.
Gathers data for general information, special reports, contacting other employees, departments, agencies, and individuals for additional material. May prepare reports for provider approval.
Maintains/prepares billing charge and reconciliation, assist in completing claims forms, and answers patient questions in reference to payment status.
Runs reports for credit cards, super bills, and etc. Prepares final bookkeeping of assigned cash drawer and prepares and makes timely deposits.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms.
Operates and maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. Ensures medical supplies and inventory are maintained.
Performs and documents vital signs and measurements. Provides and documents patient and family education.
Assists physician with simple procedures and patient transport. Collects specimens and distributes to laboratory for results.
Prepares for patient visits by preparing /pulling charts, printing super bills, and informing physician and other clinical staff of changes in schedule.
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.