MyFlorida OPS MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 64958380 in SARASOTA, Florida
OPS MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 64958380
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.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Authorizing prescription refills as directed
Using computer applications
Updating patient medical records
Completion of patient forms (ie: FMLA, disability)
Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ESSENTIAL TO THE ROLE:
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: http://www.sss.gov
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).
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan* - mandatory
Workers’ Compensation – mandatory
Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) – mandatory
Deferred Compensation – voluntary
Employee Assistance Program – voluntary
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
Any form of paid leave
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