MA/ Basic XRay Tech- UHealth Palm Beach
The University of Miami/UHealth at Palm Beach has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Medical Assistant/Basic X-Ray Machine Operator. Medical Assistant (MA) shall perform multi-skilled tasks to assist the medical providers. The MA shall assist patients with healthcare management and clinical procedures. The MA shall prepare patients prior to and post examination, treatment or procedure under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. The physician in charge may delegate the tasks to oversee the MA to the Nurse Manager/Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse of the area.
Obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patient's medical record.
Administers injections or treatments, performs routine laboratory tests, and assists in other patient care activities, such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.
Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments and materials to the doctor as directed.
Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures.
Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments while observing the principles of sterile technique.
Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for laboratory work.
Maintains accurate and complete patient records and documentation.
Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies and escorts and transports patients to various hospital locations.
Enter patient medical information into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system
Operate and/or assist with medical equipment used to administer routine diagnostic tests
Assist practitioners with patient examinations and procedures; assist with medication administration
Answer patient, physician offices and pharmacy phone calls; perform daily patient follow up calls
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Current Florida Basic X-Ray Machine Operator (BXMO)
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant, EMT, paramedic program and/or x-ray-based training program
Knowledge of x-ray techniques and proper patient alignment during procedures
Must be willing to travel/float between sites
Medical Assistant Certification or Certified Nursing Assistant license
Five years of previous medical assistant experience
Must be computer literate; Excel, Word and PowerPoint a plus; eClinicalWorks knowledge helpful.