Medical Assistant

Padala Family Practice
Lecanto, FL Full-time
Posted on July 1, 2019

Medical Assistant with Allergy experience, Allergy/Primary Care looking for Medical Assistant, front/back office with EMR experience, Pay commensurate with experience.

Padala Clinics 2 locations - Lecanto and Crystal River Padala Clinics 2 locations - Lecanto and Crystal River Administrative Duties (may include, but not limited to):

  • Using computer applications
  • Answering telephones
  • Greeting patients
  • Updating and filing patient medical records
  • Coding and filling out insurance forms
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping

Clinical Duties (may include, but not limited to):

  • Taking medical histories
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Preparing patients for examination
  • Assisting the physician during exams
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
  • Performing basic laboratory tests
  • Instructing patients about medication and special diets
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician
  • Transmitting prescription refills as directed
  • Drawing blood
  • Taking electrocardiograms
  • Removing sutures and changing dressings

Patient Liaison: Medical assistants are instrumental in helping patients feel at ease in the physician’s office and often explain the physician's instructions.