Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Certified Medical Assistant

Job Location US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2021-1587

Salary Minimum

USD $31,470.40/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $56,451.20/Yr.

Overview

Perform patient health care duties in the Sheriff’s Office Occupational Health and Wellness Center.

Schedule

Monday - Friday, Normal business hours

Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road area

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

 

  • Perform clinical intake with patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history.
  • Assist medical providers, clinical staff with patient medical care and procedures.
  • Perform screening and diagnostic testing.
  • Perform specimen collection including phlebotomy, urine collection, and proper handling and labeling of specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Complete occupational health testing including such services as urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, and physicals.
  • Dispense medications and administer vaccines and treatments as directed by providers.
  • Assist with wound care and medical procedures.
  • Assist with various medical programs including vaccination programs.
  • Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control.
  • Maintain clinical supplies and equipment, and ensure proper storage of biohazards.
  • Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper based documentation for all assessments and procedures
  • Receive and direct phone calls, schedule appointments, check-in patients, obtain necessary patient information to file and update patient records, and ensure all forms and consents are completed by patients.
  • Maintain annual training requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of medical office policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Working knowledge of medications, drugs, and narcotics and their effects.
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems (EMR) used in clinical management settings.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations including OSHA and HIPAA requirements
  • Knowledge of current medical documentation requirements.
  • Skill in performing emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.
  • Skill in the use of medical equipment.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • Current Medical Assistant certification.
  • Two years of direct patient care experience performing medical assistant clinical duties in an urgent care, physician practice, or emergency room setting.
  • Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and/or Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Experience in an outpatient setting.
  • Experience in an occupational or employee health setting.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

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