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Medical Assistant

Company: GenesisCare
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

At GenesisCare we want to hear from people who are as passionate as we are about innovation and working together to drive better life outcomes for patients around the world.

Role Summary

The Medical Assistant at GenesisCare is a specifically trained individual who demonstrates expertise in dealing with patients during all aspects of care. Performs administrative and clinical duties under the direction of the Physician(s) or Physician's designee.

Reporting lines:

The Radiation Oncology Medical Assistant reports directly to the Center Leader in the absence of a Nurse Manager with a dotted line to the Director of Nursing. There are no direct reports to this position.

Key responsibilities:

The Medical Assistant provides care to the patients under direct supervision at GenesisCare following the principles of evidenced based best practice.

  • Collaborate with oncologists and the multidisciplinary team as it relates to patient care
  • Work under the direct supervision of the Physician(s), APPs, and Nurses
  • Wound care and dressing changes under the direction of the Nurse or Physician
    • Assist as directed by the physician(s) and/or APPs in procedures/treatments
    • Draw blood for various lab tests as ordered
    • Responsible for cleaning and restocking consult rooms, as needed.
    • Provide patient education as directed by physicians/APPs/nurses
    • Accurately document patient data; past and current medical history, allergies, medications
      • Obtain vital signs and report any abnormal findings to the physicians/APPs or nurses
      • Administer medications under the supervision of the physician(s) that aligns with GenesisCare policy and procedure
      • Maintain open communication with front office personnel and members of the health care team.
      • Schedule and follow-up to assure completion on all diagnostic studies that are ordered including proper documentation and obtain physician's signature on test result.
      • Acquire results and notify physician(s) of results on all interim reports.
        • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, family, and friends
        • Attend annual OSHA/Biomedical update meetings and application in the clinical setting
        • Protect patients and their families by adhering to HIPPA and infection control policy and procedure

          Key working relationships:

          As a Medical Assistant, you need to develop strong relationships with the following internal parties:
          • Center Leader
          • Physician(s)
          • Nursing and Medical Assistant Team
          • Patient Services
          • Radiation Therapists Administrative duties:
            • Proficient in computer documentation with knowledge of Microsoft applications
            • Properly control the release of proprietary and confidential information
            • Scheduling appointments and diagnostic tests as directed by physician/APP
            • Obtain prior authorizations from insurance companies
              • Arrange for hospital admissions and laboratory services
              • Handle correspondence, test results, etc
              • Obtain medical clearance for patients prior to procedures or certain treatments

                Education and Experience:

                • High School Diploma
                • 1 year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred
                • Current BLS certification
                • If applicable to your state: Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant Other requirements for this role:
                  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
                  • Participate in self-evaluation and performance management in accordance with company guidelines.
                  • Commitment to and involvement in the application of quality improvement and evidence-based practice principles including the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, including participating in audits and review of practice, and contributing to continuous improvement
                    • Contribute to the team effort by assisting with team goals
                    • Bring a positive, enthusiastic, and 'can-do' attitude to work

                      Minimum Physical Capabilities:

                      In order to be able to perform normal duties as a Medical Assistant, the worker must be able to perform all of the following physical capabilities:
                      • Lift up to 22 lbs, occasionally waist to shoulder height
                      • Unrestricted pushing and pulling waist to shoulder height
                      • Unrestricted reaching
                        • Sitting for up to 30mins at a time
                        • Unrestricted standing and walking
                        • Unrestricted bending and squatting

                          Our purpose

                          Our purpose is to create care experiences that get the best possible life outcomes. Joining the GenesisCare team means a commitment to seeing and doing things differently. Asking what if and why not? And being focused on getting the best possible outcomes for our patients.

                          We are a team of professionals who believe care should be focused on the individual, not the condition. That care should be available when and where people need it most and it should be designed to help give people the best life outcomes possible. We're proud that we are designing better care for more people around the world every day.

                          GenesisCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion.

                          GenesisCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: GenesisCare, Boca Raton , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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