Medical Assistant / Patient Care Specialist - Palm Bay Bariatric Surgery, Health First Medical Group, Full-Time
Health First
 Palm Bay, FL

Medical Assistant

Health First Medical Group is seeking an experienced medical assistant (LPN also considered) to join us in a busy and exciting practice which stresses the provision of excellent care and customer service. Our medical office staff work together in a team concept making sure cross-training is a high priority providing you with greater career advancement opportunities.

The chosen candidate will benefit from the following:

  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid medical assistant certification exam
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Potential sign-on bonus with relocation assistance
  • Employee recognition activities
  • Opportunity to contribute to associate advisory groups

Job Type: Full-time. Monday-Friday. No weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent. LPN also considered
  • Certification: One of the following is a minimum requirement within 90 days of hire. Health First will pay exam fee:
  • Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association upon hire
  • Work Experience: New Grads welcome
  • Specific Knowledge/Skills: Medical terminology, keyboarding skills.
  • Specific Knowledge/Skills: Strong customer service skills including knowledge of service recovery techniques

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Perform clinical intake by taking medical histories and vital signs, recording weight/height and verification of patient's current prescriptions.
  • Prepare patients for examination and explain treatment procedures to patients.
  • Prepare and perform point of care testing and/or specimen collection as directed by provider.
  • Track and communicate to patients, the results of labs and diagnostic studies as directed by the provider.
  • Answer internal and external customer phone calls regarding their care, and direct messages to the appropriate individuals.