Certified Medical Assistant/Patient Care Specialist - Gateway Women's Health Center - Per Diem

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job



Medical Assistant

Health First Medical Group is seeking an experienced medical assistant (LPN also considered) to join us in a busy and exciting practice which stresses the provision of excellent care and customer service. Our medical office staff work together in a team concept making sure cross-training is a high priority providing you with greater career advancement opportunities.

The chosen candidate will benefit from the following\:

  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid medical assistant certification exam
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Employee recognition activities
  • Opportunity to contribute to associate advisory groups

Job Type\: Per-Diem  Monday-Friday.  No weekends.


Minimum Qualifications\:


·       Education\: High School diploma or GED equivalent.  LPN also considered


·       Certification\: One of the following is a minimum requirement within 90 days of hire. Health First will pay exam fee\:

  1. Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through National Healthcareer Association (NHA) - https\://www.nhanow.com/
  2. Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) - http\://www.aama-ntl.org/ 
  3. Medical Assistant (RMA) certification through American Medical Technologists (AMT) - https\://www.americanmedtech.org/ 
  4. Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification through National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification - https\://www.ncctinc.com/ 

·       Certification\:  Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association upon hire


·       Work Experience\: New Grads welcome


·       Specific Knowledge/Skills\: Medical terminology, keyboarding skills.


·       Specific Knowledge/Skills\: Strong customer service skills including knowledge of service recovery techniques


Primary Accountabilities\:

·       Perform clinical intake by taking medical histories and vital signs, recording weight/height and verification of patient’s current prescriptions.

·       Prepare patients for examination and explain treatment procedures to patients.

·       Prepare and perform point of care testing and/or specimen collection as directed by provider.

·       Track and communicate to patients, the results of labs and diagnostic studies as directed by the provider.

·       Answer internal and external customer phone calls regarding their care, and direct messages to the appropriate individuals.