Bilingual - Medical Assistant - Gainesville Outpatient

Job Title: Bilingual - Medical Assistant - Gainesville Outpatient
Department: Gainesville OP Center
Salary: 29952.00
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
Under general supervision, assists nursing staff in an outpatient setting. Performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the physician/nurse on duty. Handles front office duties which can include discharge planning and scheduling liaison services, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes. Assists nurses by taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination and drawing blood or collecting other specimens as needed.

Job Duties:
•Records clients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
•Performs front office duties which can include patient intake, screening, taking payments, answering the telephone and scheduling appointments.
•Interviews clients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
•Cleans and sterilizes instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
•Explains treatment procedures, and instructions to clients.
•Collects blood or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant’s program
Bilingual – English/Spanish

Preferred Qualifications:
Medical Assistant Certification

The advertised salary contains a 20% increase for bilingual skills.

This is a full time position and is subject to organizational benefits.

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.

Position Reference # - 193120

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