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The department of Neurology is actively seeking a full-time Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant assists in the examination and treatment of patients, under the direction of a physician. Moreover, the incumbent interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients’ charts. The Medical Assistant also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.
Obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patient’s medical record.
Comply with Neurology PQRS workflow.
Triage UChart In basket messages which can include creating telephone encounters, and communicating with providers, patients, and other staff members.
Ensure all related reports, labs and information is filed is available in patients’ medical records prior to their appointment
Obtain authorizations for medications, diagnostic tests, durable medical equipment (DME), admissions, and other orders as needed.
Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.
Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for lab work.
Confirmation of patient appointments.
Answer incoming calls to Neurology Main Line when needed.
Maintains accurate and complete patient records/documentation in UChart.
Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies and assists in performing clerical duties.
Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures.
Observes the principles of sterile technique in performing duties.
May assist with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the doctor as directed.
May give injections or treatments, perform routine laboratory tests under the direction of an attending physician, and assist in other patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
Escort and transport patients to various hospital locations.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University’s core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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