Medical Assistant Sr (Perinatal Program) Panama City
Location: Panama City, Florida
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 10856
Nemours is seeking a Medical Assistant Sr (Perinatal Program), FULL-TIME, to join our team in Panama City, Florida.
The Medical Assistant Sr. is an important liaison between the patient/family, provider, and other care team members. The Medical Assistant Sr. 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. Serve as a trainer and mentor to new associates.
Perform job related tasks with advanced knowledge and display an educated understanding of their medical specialty. They must demonstrate the ability to assess situations, bring to resolution and serve as a resource to the department .
Observe Medical Assistants and Roomers for technical abilities and schedule training based on need to ensure proficiency.
Deliver 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 procedures
Taking vital signs
Preparing patients for the provider's care
Observing and reporting patient's signs and symptoms
Administering 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.
High School Diploma required.
Minimum of one (1) year Medical Assistance experience required.
Specialized (1 year of training beyond high school).
Healthcare and Customer Service experience required.
Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
AHA BLS Certification within three months of employment and continue to maintain as required.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.