Lead Medical Assistant

6 days left

Employer
Humana
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Feb 22, 2024
Closes
Apr 21, 2024
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance
Workplace
In-Office
Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Lead Medical Assistant is the first point of contact for patient care. Responsible for administrative duties in addition to patient care. The Lead Medical Assistant assumes ownership and leads advanced and highly specialized administrative/operational/customer support duties that require independent initiative and judgment.

The Lead Medical Assistant performs clinical duties such as discussing symptoms and gathering and inputting information into the electronic medical records system, taking vital signs, giving injections, performing diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms at an outpatient care site. Collaborates closely with Physicians and Nurses. Delivers direct patient care dependent on what active certification allows. Decisions are regarding the daily priorities for an administrative work group and/or external vendors including coordinating work activities and monitoring progress towards schedules/goals, and often oversees work of others and/or is the primary administrative owner of a main process, program, product or technology. Works within broad guidelines with little oversight.

Use your skills to make an impact

Job Functions:

  • Perform pre-visit planning based on patient visit type
  • Manage the provider's schedule to ensure efficient workflow
  • Obtain and record medical history and vital signs
  • Room patients and assist healthcare providers with medical procedures and treatments
  • Perform specimen collection and point of care testing
  • Prepare and administer medications under direction of healthcare providers
  • Ensure accurate documentation in the electronic health record (EHR) and electronic medical record (EMR) systems, including documentation of HEDIS and Stars quality measures
  • Maintain established quality control standards
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching the other Medical Assistants

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 – 4 years of Medical Assistant experience in 'back-office' direct patient care
  • 1 – 5 years of leadership experience – teaching, training and coaching other Medical Assistants
  • MUST be Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Applicable State licensure in field of study (RMA/ CMA)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills
  • Experience in a fast pace/high volume environment
  • Experience with MS Outlook
  • Basic Computer knowledge
  • Active Medical Assistant Certification or Registration from the following:
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • Allied American Health (AAH)
  • American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA)
  • National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP)
  • National Association of Healthcare Technicians (NAHT)
  • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • Medical Career Assessments (MedCA)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on professional Phlebotomy experience
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience with HEDIS

Additional Information:

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 to 5:00

This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.

Alert:

Humana values personal identify protection. Please be aware that applicants may be asked to provide their Social Security Number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from Humana@myworkday.com with instructions on how to add the information into your official application on Humana's secure website.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

About us

About Conviva: Conviva Care Centers provides proactive, preventive care to seniors, including wellness visits, physical exams, chronic condition management, screenings, minor injury treatment and more. As part of Humana's Primary Care Organization, which includes CenterWell Senior Primary Care, Conviva's innovative, value-based approach means each patient gets the best care, when needed most, and for the lowest cost. We go beyond physical health – addressing the social, emotional, behavioral and financial needs that can impact our patients' well-being.

About Humana: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers, and our company. Through our Humana insurance services, and our CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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