Bilingual Medical Assistant and Receptionist
Company: DaVita Medical Group
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 17, 2019
DaVita Medical is now hiring a Medical Assistant and Receptionist.
You must be bilingual (English and Spanish) to be considered.
As the Medical Assistant and Receptionist you will report to the
Center Administrator and provide a combination of back and front
office support functions. You are primarily responsible for routine
patient care within your level of training and will function under
the direction/guidance of the clinical supervisor and the
physician. As a secondary function, you may also be called upon to
conduct appointment scheduling, patient registration, cashiering,
answer incoming calls and other related clerical functions.
Education requirements --- High school diploma or GED. Experience
requirements --- 2+ years of relevant back office, clinical
experience required for those without an accredited Medical
Assistant diploma or RMA or CMA designation.
--- CMA or RMA will be considered in lieu of experience.
--- Medical office experience preferred.
Qualifications --- Must be computer literate.
--- Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance.
--- Must be able to display excellent telephone/switchboard
--- Knowledge of medical coding preferred.
--- Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
--- Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED
for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross).
--- Ability to travel may be required.
Completion of one of the following:
--- Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a
valid MA school OR
--- Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) OR
--- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
--- Ability to obtain CPR certification within 90 days of
employment (Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross).
--- Working knowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles and
Responsibilities --- Consistently exhibit behavior and
communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior
customer service, including quality and care and concern with each
and every internal and external customer.
--- Represent the company in a professional manner, following all
company policies and procedures.
--- Use, protect, and disclose DaVita Medical Group patients'
protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
--- Greet patients in courteous and polite manner.
--- Administer immunizations, EKGs, ear washes, and other patient
services. Assists in simple office and minor surgical
--- Assist with the education of the patient and/or family as
directed by the physician.
--- Contact patients as needed to give testing results instructions
from the physician and scheduling of necessary visits.
--- Conduct all front office functions as requested.
--- Answer telephone inquiries and triage calls.
--- Maintain patient medical records in accordance with company
policy and maintain proper assembly of medical records.
--- Responsible for all laboratory duties, including drawing,
spinning, prepping blood for testing, and maintaining appropriate
--- Maintain equipment and adequate stock levels of consumables in
--- Act as liaison between all independent lab services and the
--- Monitor OSHA compliance of center laboratory.
--- Enter all test requisitions and encounters in the computer.
--- Perform venipuncture and administer medications as required
under the direction of a physician.
--- Responsible for accurately and professionally handling all
front desk operations, including answering phones, greeting
patients, scheduling of all appointments, balancing daily
collections, addressing routine inquiries, and forwarding
non-routine requests to appropriate personnel.
--- Receive incoming telephone calls in a prompt and courteous
manner and perform clerical duties as directed.
--- Assist with the inventory and maintenance of business office
supplies and the completion of business office reports.
--- Work daily reports, incomplete encounters, No Show reports, and
other designated administrative reports according to company
--- Conduct all front office functions as requested. Skills ---
Ability to evaluate patient needs, administer prescribed
medications, assist physician with examinations and treatment,
prepare and apply dressings, and instruct patients in health
measures and self-care as instructed by the physician.
--- Ability to document and report findings and observations.
--- Ability to perform EKGs.
--- Ability to provide on-site emergency treatment within scope of
--- Ability to interact and verbally communicate effectively with
patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous
and effective manner with excellent customer service skills.
--- Ability to multi- task in a high paced environment with good
--- Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work
with general guidance.
--- Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the English
--- Demonstrated clerical skills (typing, filing, telephone
--- Strong phlebotomy skills are a plus.
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global leader in health care? Opportunity. With DaVita Medical
Group, HealthCare Partners, The Everett Clinic, Northwest
Physicians Network, MountainView Medical Group and Magan Medical
Clinic joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of
companies, people like you will find increasing levels of
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care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality
care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That
takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to
contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment.
Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting opportunity to do
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Careers with OptumCare. Here's the idea. We built an entire
organization around one giant objective; make the health system
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world's large accumulation of health - related information, or
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millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and
uncover new ways to serve. OptumCare, part of the UnitedHealth
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and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare and its
affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected
veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any
other characteristic protected by law. OptumCare and its affiliated
medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required
to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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