UCC Certified Medical Assistant
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System - Sarasota, FL

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Assists in the management of patient care and coordinates patient flow to ensure care is delivered safely effectively and efficiently. Provides direct and indirect assistance to the patient and the Urgent Care Center or Ambulatory Site physician. Responsibilities include patient care and phone triage of patient questions utilizing physician protocols. Documentation and implementation of patient care, phlebotomy, processing lab specimens and EKG’s. Demonstrates competency to provide patient care according to the specific needs of the population as defined in the job description. Greets patients and conducts daily interaction in a way which demonstrates a positive organizational attitude modeling the organization’s mission, vision and values. Professionally interviews patients obtaining complete and accurate financial and insurance information along with verifying required authorizations as needed. Professionally answers phone telephone and routes call to appropriate party. Acts as a liaison between the facility, physician, insurance company and other healthcare agencies. Handles collections of monies from patients at the time of registration. Observes strict confidentiality in dealing with the patients and patient information. Verifies insurance coverage, and obtains authorization for all visits and/or special procedures.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required. Previous college or vocational training preferred. Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant certification is required. Current CPR Certification required. Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience in an Urgent care Center or Ambulatory/Outpatient setting preferred. Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology is preferred. Ability to type 30-40 wpm is preferred. Demonstrated computer literacy with windows based programs is preferred. Ability multi-task, prioritize duties and demonstrate initiative and self direction preferred. Demonstrated effective communication skills and the ability to handle difficult customers or situations preferred.

Work Days/Shift Start Time

Weekends and evening may be required.

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