Updated 23 days ago


Vero Beach, FL 32962
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Job Profile Summary:

Provides excellence in patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed physician.

  • Implements patient care by continuously practicing within guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Adapts to changes in work environment and accurately performs medication administration asdirected by physician.
  • Maintains accurate and descriptive clinical documentation, making sure documentation islegible and concise.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical records, authorization forms, laboratory requisitions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of disease process and therapeutics by recognizing changes inpatient status and reports pertinent information to Charge Nurse and/or Physician.
  • Recognizes and follows through appropriately with clinical intervention.
  • Establishes priorities, assess workload and determine order of importance on a daily basiswith minimal guidance.
  • Obtains and documents patient's weight, vital signs and initial information for providers.
  • Obtains miscellaneous specimens and prepares them for laboratory testing, and obtains andfiles laboratory reports as needed.
  • Answers telephone in an appropriate and professional manner, takes accurate messages andpromptly relays messages to appropriate individuals.
  • Takes messages for prescription refills.
  • Under the direction of the physicians, contacts pharmacy with prescription refills and recordsprescription in file.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program. Computer literate.
  • Military training as a Hospital Corpsman (HM), Combat Medic (68W) or Medical ServiceTechnician (4N0X1) will be considered.
  • Knowledge of Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of age related concerns as observed through appropriate nursinginterventions by the Physician or Manager and documentation.
  • Is cognizant of the physical and general characteristics of the various age related groups as
    observed by the Manager or Physician.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMT) preferred.
Complexity of Work:
  • All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in theOrganizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:
  • World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problemsolving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs andexpectations in a positive manner.
  • Has verbal knowledge of Dr. Lower's Credo: A PATIENT is the most important person in thisinstitution - in person or by mail. A PATIENT is not dependent on us - we are dependent ofhim. A PATIENT is not an interruption of our work - he is the purpose of it. A PATIENT is notan outsider to our business - he is part of it. A PATIENT is not someone to argue or matchwits with. A PATIENT is a person and not a statistic. He has feelings, emotions, biases,prejudices and wants.
  • It is our job to satisfy him. Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill jobresponsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisoryfeedback.
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well asorganization skills necessary to perform successfully.
  • Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, andguidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competenciesand communication skills.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable): Includes overall accountability for assigned workgroup relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.
  • World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem
Work Experience:
  • At least one (1) year clinical experience required if graduate from an approved medicalassistant program or minimum 2 years experience if candidate does not have a medicalassistant certificate. Clinical proficiency with phlebotomy required.
  • Proficiency in EKG desired.
Physical Requirements:
  • Essential Duties: This position requires knowledge of various aspects of patient care.
  • Must possess good organizational skills to balance clerical and clinical duties.
  • Work is heavy, constant lifting and moving patients, carrying equipment, supplies and materialup to 50 pounds without help and over 50 pounds with the help of mechanical devices or otherpersonnel.
  • Stooping, pushing, and pulling when moving patient or equipment into position for treatment.
  • Reaching for, handling, feeling and manipulation of equipment in position.
  • Physical Duties: This position requires frequent walking, sitting, and standing.
  • Frequent talking and listening when giving instructions and explanations.
  • Frequent use of the phone, fax machines, and occasional to frequent use of the computer.
  • Working Conditions: The majority of time the employee spends indoors in air-conditionedareas.
  • Potential for exposure to blood and blood borne pathogens is significant.
  • Clinical exposure to patients requires the use of personal protective equipment.
Personal Protective Equipment:
  • This position requires high exposure to infectious wastes such as blood and bodily fluids thatmandates the wearing of gloves, masks, gowns, and goggles as appropriate.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required forprocedures.

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