Medical Assistant | Pediatrics - CMS Center

UF Health Physicians - Gainesville

Job ID: 81848
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Pediatrics - CMS Center
Shift/Days: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

 

The Medical Assistant provides patient care in a physician's office setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485 and UFHP Clinical Policy and Procedure. The MA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions. May be required to float to other UFHP practices, as needed, for staffing.
 

Job Opening Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited course of study as a Medical Office Assistant or possess the equivalent knowledge and skills base by having completed/graduated from similar type of formal medical training, such as a formal medical services training program offered by the United States Armed Forces (e.g., Health Care Specialist training course, Special Operations Medical Sergeant training course, Hospital Corpsman training course, Health Services Technician).
  • Must possess and maintain certification as a Medical Assistant. Candidates with Medical Assistant experience who are not certified must obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
  • One year of direct patient care experience in an ambulatory care setting is preferred.
  • Person should display initiative, have the ability to multitask, and be able to assume additional responsibilities.
  • Proven ability to problem solve and be a team member is essential.


Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Must possess and maintain current certification or registration as a Medical Assistant. Candidates with Medical Assistant experience who are not certified must obtain MA certification within 90 days of hire, and maintain it thereafter.
  • Basic Life Support (CPR) required or must be obtained within first month of employment.
  • Must maintain current Basic Life Support (CPR).


*** Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $15.45
*** Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $19.65

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UF Health Physicians - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32610



Why Work With UF Health

Benefits
Benefits to fit your life.
As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.
About UF Health
About UF Health
UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.
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