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Medical Assistant - Lake Nona Branch

Company: Orlando Orthopaedic Center
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Since 1972, Orlando Orthopaedic Center has remained independently owned and has grown to include 24 orthopaedic specialists across multiple subspecialties, many of whom are recognized leaders amongst their peers nationwide.The team at Orlando Orthopaedic Center delivers cost-effective, comprehensive coordinated patient care throughout Central Florida and beyond.We have nine Orlando Orthopaedic Center locations throughout Central Florida, plus a state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center at the heart of our downtown campus located in the trendy SoDo Shopping District just south of downtown Orlando. To provide more immediate care, we have opened several orthopaedic injury walk-in clinics located throughout Orlando and the surrounding communities.For over 40 years, our team of physicians and support staff have been getting Central Floridians back to work, back to play and back to making a difference in our community.Each year we are proud to recognize the achievements of our many employees, some of whom have been part of our family for 20, 25 and even 30 years.Our team of independent physicians at Orlando Orthopaedic Center serve as team doctors throughout our community at many area high schools. Our 501 (c)(3) nonprofit foundation provides sports scholarships and continuing education opportunities throughout the year. Many of our doctors teach, serve on national boards and even find time to lead research efforts in their subspecialties.Whether it is supporting the local Arthritis Foundation in their annual walk or providing pre-participation sports physicals to high school students, our team at Orlando Orthopaedic Center is actively making a difference throughout Central Florida.CLINICAL ASSISTANTPOSITION: Clinical AssistantRESPONSIBLE TO: Branch ManagerJOB SUMMARY: Prepares patients to see the physicians, facilitate lab tests, diagnostic imaging reports and other paperwork needed. Assist physician with clinical duties as directed. Provide excellent quality images for the provider while maintaining efficient throughput and patient flow.EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma required. Basic Machine Operator certification preferred; CMA certificate desirableQUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: At least one year of experience in clinical assisting; orthopaedic experience preferred At least one year of experience performing x-rays Proficient using email and word processing software Knowledge of practice management and electronic health record software a Knowledge of digital imaging software; PACS experience preferred Ability to perform multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously Strong written and verbal communication skills and cheerful attitudeResponsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Clinical Support Greet patients and escorts them from the waiting room to exam rooms; prepare patients for exam or treatment Review medical history with patients and updates information in EMR accordingly Take patients vitals to include Height, Weight, B/P, Respiration and Temperature; logs vitals on flow sheet and into EMR accordingly Order Xrays for physicians according to their specified protocols ensuring patients are wearing proper attire Enter patients information into PACS (digital imaging software) Properly position patient for specific x-ray views Perform the x-rays and evaluate the quality of the images taken before submitting to PACS Import and log diagnostic images from outside imaging centers on CDs into PACS; organize in-house images into briefcases within PACS Assist physicians with suture and staple removal, minor procedures, and fracture reductions in office Ensure nurses station and exam rooms have adequate supplies and exam rooms are clean and available for use Apply, adjust and remove casts, splint, brace and other DME products according to the physicians order Draw up injectable medications Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization Provide patient education when appropriate; to include instructions in cast and splint care and on use of medications Dispense medications to patients following dispensing guidelines to include patient and medication verification and proper medication logging Call in medications to pharmacy, if required, and document the medications in EMR according to established protocols Dispose of contaminated items according to OSHA guidelines Ensure the billing slip for each office visit is complete and accurate Ensure all forms and orders are accurately completed and signed prior to giving to patient Ensure all electronic documents for completed office visits are finalized Ensure all paper documents are properly labeled and sent to scan Understand the process for running clinic when EMR system is unavailable. Quickly be able to switch to paper format when needed.Other Maintain patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice Maintain detailed knowledge of computer software as it relates to job functions Attend CPR and OSHA training programs as required Maintain certifications and registrations per state guidelines Attend all regular meetings Perform all other tasks and projects assigned by the Manager or Physician Maintain a clean and orderly work environmentSupervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.Typical Physical DemandsPosition requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. May involve prolonged standing and walking for entire shift, Shift may extend over 8 hours in a given day. Employee will occasionally be asked to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds. Normal visual acuity and hearing are required. Employee will be exposed to biohazard materials on a regular basis.Typical Working ConditionsEmployee will have some exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances (ie: cleaning products), medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment. Employee must work well under pressure and may be required to work flexible hours.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* OrthopedicsSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork setting:* In-person* Medical officeEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Medical Assistant: 1 year (Required)* Vital signs: 1 year (Required)* practice management & electronic health records software: 1 year (Required)* digital imaging software: 1 year (Preferred)* orthopaedic clinic assisting: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* BMO certification is preferred (Preferred)* Certified Medical Assistant Certificate is desirable (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Orlando Orthopaedic Center, Orlando , Medical Assistant - Lake Nona Branch, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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