University of South Alabama

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Medical Assistant II

at University of South Alabama

Posted: 10/10/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2233561
Keywords: receptionist, office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

About Us

USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes University Hospital, Children's & Women's Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually. 
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Supervises staff to include assigning duties and checking work; coordinates clinical office activities; performs scribing during patient exam; takes verbal and written orders from physician and responds accordingly; prepares examination rooms for patients; positions and prepares patients for examination by the physician; takes patient histories and checks pulse, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height and assesses charts for completeness; operates EKG or other medical equipment; performs routine laboratory tests and procedures; gives injections, draws blood samples, or renders prescribed treatments as directed; sterilizes and cleans instruments; maintains inventory and orders supplies; serves as receptionist and performs secretarial duties such as: transcribing dictation, typing reports and correspondence, completing insurance forms, and maintaining financial records; collects payments and prepares receipts; maintains medical records and other files; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of directly related healthcare experience in a clinic or hospital setting or completion of a medical assistant training program and one year of directly related healthcare experience in a clinic or hospital setting. 

Working Days and Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2 Vacancies