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Medical Assistant - Intern

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The Medical Assistant Intern will work under the supervision of the MA Education Coordinator. The Medical Assistant Intern will be trained to provide exceptional medical care that meets each patient's physical, mental, and emotional needs; provide administrative/clinical assistance to physicians/mid-level practitioners/nurses/patients while adhering to a prescribed treatment plan in accordance with established policies and procedures. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters. Classes are 22 weeks with 12 weeks classroom lecture and lab phase and a 10 week lecture and clinical rotation phase. Students are asked for a commitment of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. At the end of the program the medical Assistant Intern will be required to take the National Health Career Association (NHA) Medical Assistant Certification exam.
The Medical Assistant Intern during clinical rotations will supervision of a Licensed/Certified professional for Clinical duties to assist in the delivery of patient care. --- As a direct care staff, the Intern will spend part of his or her time interacting with, assisting, and supporting our patients. These responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting with ambulating and mobilization of patients, aseptic procedures, takes vital signs, prepares the patients for physician's care, assist with patient examination or treatment, performs venipunctures and non-intravenous injections, observes and reports patients' signs or symptoms, ensures quality metrics are obtain and documented, administers basic first aid, performs basic laboratory procedures, collects routine laboratory specimens as directed by the physician, administers medication as directed by the physician, completes medication reconciliation, documents patient care, relaying pertinent information to the practitioner, --- Performs medical assistant-Intern duties as required including various medical secretarial, financial bookkeeping and insurance tasks. --- Operates office medical equipment properly. --- Attends didactics, labs and clinicals. --- Completes assignments and study for exams.--- Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. --- May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters
6 months Experience in health care Required
BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association within 30 Days Required
**This program is funded in part by a grant through Career Escarosa. Participants in this training program must be screened for eligibility for grant funding.
About Us
Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes---three hospitals, four medical parks,---Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
Baptist Health Care subsidiaries comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws, do not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Baptist Health Care directly, its subsidiaries, or through a contractor or any other entity with which Baptist Health Care arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Medical Assistant - Intern, Healthcare , Pensacola, Florida

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