• Certified Medical Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    Center for Oncology - Radiation Oncology
    Position Status
    Casual Pool
    Shift
    Days/1st
    Requisition Number
    2019-5188
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant.

    Summary

    The Certified Medical Assistant will provide basic medical care and health teaching to patients in an outpatient, non-emergency care setting for an outpatient medical practice.

    Job Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Graduate of an approved school or institution for Medical Assistant's
    • Current Certification/Registration in Medical Assistance required with current educational updates as required by the State of Florida
    • BLS required
    • Basic Pharmacological knowledge

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Project a positive attitude
    • Demonstrate ethical behavior
      Practice within the scope of education, training and personal capabilities
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Apply principles of infection control
    • Apply principles of antiseptic technique
    • Take vital signs (body temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, pulse ox)
    • Perform first aid and CPR
    • Prepare and maintain examination and treatment area
    • Interview and take patient history
    • Transfer and transport patients with or without assistive devices using proper body mechanics
    • Document accurately
    • Use appropriate guidelines when releasing records and/or information
    • Perform within ethical boundaries
    • Maintain the physical office
    • Observe safety precautions in office
    • Inventory supplies and equipment
    • Identify supply resources
    • Use EHR system
    • Implement current diagnostic/procedural coding systems
    • Adhere to current Joint Commission standards

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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