Medical Assistant/LPN- Cardiology
Company: Baptist Health Care
Posted on: November 17, 2022
The Medical Assistant assists with patient care management,
executes administrative and clinical procedures. This position
provides exceptional medical care that meets each patient's
physical, mental, and emotional needs. This position provides
administrative/clinical assistance to physicians/mid-level
practitioners/nurses/patients while adhering to a prescribed
treatment plan in accordance with established policies and
procedures. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.
"Performs administrative medical assistant duties as required
including various medical secretarial, financial bookkeeping and
insurance tasks. Performs clinical medical assistant duties to
include the following: Aseptic procedures, Takes vital signs,
Prepares the patients for physician's care, Performs venipunctures
and non-intravenous injections, Observes and reports patients'
signs or symptoms, and Ensures quality metrics are obtain and
documented. Administers Basic First Aid. Assist with patient
examinations or treatments. Operates office medical equipment
properly. Collects routine laboratory specimens as directed by the
physician. Administers medication as directed by the physician.
Performs basic laboratory procedures. Maintains current
knowledge/certification. Pursues professional growth and
development.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."
- Successful completion of an accredited medical assisting
program or Graduation from a formal medical services training
program of the United States Armed Forces required.
- One year out of the last three years medical assistant
experience is required in lieu of medical assistant program or
military training program
- Must be certified/registered by day of hire or transfer with
one of the following: American Association of Medical Assistants
(AAMA) Certified or American Medical Technologist (AMT) Registered
with an Active Membership or NCMA National Certified Medical
Assistant (NCCT) or National Health Career Association (NHA) or
National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP- NRCMA) or
AMCA-American Medical Certification Association certification.
- BLS through American Heart Association is required within 30
days of employment/transfer.Knowledge of anatomy and physiology,
medical terminology, medical law, medical ethics, human relations
and patient education. Skills and ability in administrative and
clinical medical assisting. Must be able to communicate effectively
through written and/or verbal communication. Basic Computer skills.
Knowledge of and ability to perform EKGs and obtain accurate blood
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.
Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Medical Assistant/LPN- Cardiology, Other , Pensacola, Florida
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