MyFlorida OPS MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 64958380 in SARASOTA, Florida


Date:Mar 13, 2018

Location:SARASOTA, FL, US, 34237

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Requisition No: 32012

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 64958380

Position Number: 64958380

Salary: $14.00 - $16.00 / hour

Posting Closing Date: 03/26/2018


The individual in this position is expected to work an average of forty hours per week. Higher end of posted salary available to an actively certified medical assistant who is willing to accept case management duties, as noted below.

Core Clinical Team Competences:

  • Team work: Participates in team based health care and supports other team members to care for the patient; facilitates the agency mission and goals of the unit, department and organization. Functions effectively as a member of an inter-professional team that includes behavioral health and primary care providers, consumers and family members. Keeps colleagues aware of activities, pertinent issues, potential problems and upcoming changes.

  • Interpersonal communication: Establishes rapport quickly and communicates effectively with consumers of healthcare, their family members and other providers.

  • Care Planning and Care Coordination: Participates in “huddles” and team meetings. Supports, creates and /or implements integrated care plans, ensuring access to an array of linked services and the exchange of information among consumers, family members and providers within the scope of their position.

  • Cultural Competence and Adaptation: Assesses and addresses the diversity, cultural and linguistic needs of patients. Provides services that are relevant to the culture of the consumer and family.

  • Systems oriented Practice: Functions effectively within the organizational and financial structures of the healthcare system.

  • Practice Based Learning and Quality Assurance/ Improvement: Implements evidence- based care and/or processes; conducts chart reviews; participates in quality improvement activities; assesses and continually improves the services delivered.

  • Flexibility: Engages in cross-training with other team members. Willing to step in when needed.

  • Improves Healthcare Delivery: Works to improve the experience of health care for patients, improve population health and reduce the cost of care.


  • A Valid Florida driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation

  • Selected immunizations (MMWR Vol. 46/No.RR-18)

  • Participation in the direct deposit program within 30 days of employment as mandated per Florida Statute 110.113, 96-310, Laws of Florida

  • High school diploma or GED is a minimum education requirement.

  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.


  • Clinical Duties

  • Performing aseptic procedures

  • Taking vital signs & rooming patients

  • Preparing patients for the physician’s care including taking medical information, explaining treatment procedures under the direction of the physician

  • Performing venipunctures and non-intravenous injections

  • Observing and reporting patients’ signs or symptoms

  • Administering basic first aid

  • Assisting with patient examinations or treatments

  • Collecting routine laboratory specimens as directed by the physicians

  • Administering medication as directed by the physicians

  • Performing basic laboratory procedures

  • Clerical Duties

  • Authorizing prescription refills as directed

  • Using computer applications

  • Answering telephones

  • Greeting patients

  • Updating patient medical records

  • Completion of patient forms (ie: FMLA, disability)

  • Scheduling appointments

  • Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services

  • Handling correspondence

  • HEIDIS/PCMH Compliance Reporting **(Certified MA only)

  • Maintaining the triage nurse message logs and providing support to the triage process

  • Administration of the Care Management process

  • Administration of the EHR Quality Audits

  • Completion of the daily activity spread sheets

  • Patient Satisfaction Reports

  • Referral Close Outs (Cardiology, Nephrology, Podiatry)

  • Adult Health Productivity

  • Attend and participates in team/general staff meetings, in-services, and continuing education.

  • All other related duties as assigned by physician/designee or clinic supervisor


  • Use of vital sign monitor equipment

  • Use of EKG equipment

  • Use of PT/INR equipment

  • Basic computer skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Current unencumbered driver’s license required if use of county care is required


  • All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.

  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

  • Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

  • If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

  • The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

  • Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

  • The State of Florida is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

  • Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

  • Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the State (Career Service (CS) positions).


State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan* - mandatory

Workers’ Compensation – mandatory

Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) – mandatory

Deferred Compensation – voluntary

Employee Assistance Program – voluntary


Any form of paid leave

Paid holidays

Participation in the Florida Retirement System

Reinstatement rights or retention rights


Sections 110.131, 110.1315 and 216.011(1)(dd), Florida Statutes

Rules 60L-33.005 and 60L-34.001, Florida Administrative Code

If there are any problems applying online, please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287.

Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET. TTY users, call (866) 221-0268.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market:SarasotaNearest Secondary Market:Tampa