MEDICAL ASSISTANT- FULL TIME

Job Description

Want to be a part of an exciting medical practice?

Want to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

Want to broaden your knowledge every day?


We are seeking EXPERIENCED and caring Medical Assistants to join our Port Charlotte office.  Pediatrics experience preferred. Bilngual English/Spanish a plus.

We are looking for candidates who exemplify our Core Values of Honesty, Respect, Teamwork, Professionalism, Confidentiality, and Quality of Care.

Begin your new career today!


PLEASE ENSURE YOU MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW BEFORE APPLYING.  ONLY FULLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide clerical services in the front office as required to include patient registration, cashier, and appointment setting.
  • Provide patient care (obtaining vital signs, ascertaining primary problem, preparing patient for provider visit).
  • Charting on patient medical record/documentation and record keeping. Knowledge of correct medical record format.
  • Track and register patient data for statistical purposes, as required.
  • Assess and responds to patient's needs and educates patients regarding health care.
  • Assists in obtaining lab specimens.
  • Performs special patient treatments as directed, including administration of nebulizers, injections, EKGs, venipunctures, etc.
  • Assists with minor surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique and infection control.
  • Prepares, administers and records medications, as directed by the provider.
  • Communicates effectively with other staff members and displays appropriate use of medical terminology.
  • In accordance with universal precautions, equip examination rooms, clean rooms, instruments, and sterilize same, according to proper procedures.
  • Obtains information from hospital or lab as ordered by physician.
  • Disposes of infected material in the proper manner, utilizing red bag container.
  • Sets up exam rooms for following day's operation, inventorying and restocking supplies as needed.
  • Completes WIC forms, as required.
  • Utilizes electronic health record system to enter, retrieve and document patient information, clinical tasks, communications, and physician orders accurately and efficiently.

We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

Medical and dental plans
Dental discounts with FHC dentists
Drug Plan
Flexible spending accounts
Long Term Disability
Group Term Life insurance
Tuition assistance
Pooled Time Off (PTO)
Pension Plan
Optional Tax Deferred Annuity plan
Employee Assistance Program
Bonus eligibility based on office productivity
Training opportunities to improve your skills and prepare for future opportunities

Family Health Centers is a Drug  and Nicotine Free Workplace. Proud Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Visit our website at www.fhcswf.org for more information on our organization.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience as a Medical Assistant preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical environment required
  • Experience with medical records and electronic health record system
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent training and experience.    

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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MEDICAL ASSISTANT- FULL TIME


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